Not to consume a kind of bottled fermented bean curd cubes with suspected contamination with Bacillus cereus
|Source of Information
Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Bottled fermented bean curd cubes
|Product Name and Description
Product name: Shui Kou Preserved Bean Curd (Chilli)(350 grams per bottle)
|Reason For Issuing Alert
The sample of the product contained Bacillus cereus at an excessive level of 130 thousands per gram.
Consuming food contaminated with excessive Bacillus cereus may cause gastrointestinal upset such as vomiting and diarrhoea.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
The CFS has issued warning letters to the importer and the distributor concerned and alerted the trade to stop selling or using the product.
|Advice to the Trade
Stop selling or using the affected batch of the product.
|Advice to Consumers
Not to consume the affected batch of the product.
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department