Two kinds of chilled food products imported from Taiwan were contaminated with substandard lard

Issue Date 23.10.2014
Source of Information

Taiwanese authorities

Food Product

Chilled food products

Product Name and Description

(1)Product name: Fish and Cheese Stuffing Balls
Place of origin: Taiwan
Weight: 3 kilograms (kg) per pack
Use-by date: 20 May 2016
Manufacturer: Champion Refrigerant Foods Co Ltd
Importer: Sun Wing Hing Food Products Co Limited

(2)Product name: Cheese Fish Bun
Place of origin: Taiwan
Weight: 3kg per pack
Use-by date: 25 April 2016
Manufacturer: Champion Refrigerant Foods Co Ltd
Importer: Sam Long International Limited

Reason For Issuing Alert

The concerned products were made with substandard lard and exported to Hong Kong.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

The CFS will alert the trade of the incident to ensure that the affected product has not entered the local market via other channels.

The CFS will continue to keep close contact with the Taiwanese authorities and take appropriate actions in a timely manner.

Advice to the Trade

Traders who still have the products concerned in their possession should stop supplying the products and should recall the products.

Advice to Consumers

Members of the public should not consume these two products.

Further Information

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department