Stop consuming yellow boletus suspected to have mixed with inedible/poisonous species of mushrooms
|Source of Information||
Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Prepackaged wild yellow boletus
|Product Name and Description||
Product name: CanBest - Wild Yellow boletus
|Reason For Issuing Alert||
Following up on a suspected food poisoning case in relation to the consumption of yellow boletus as notified by the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health, the CFS found a batch of prepackaged yellow boletus suspected to contain mixture of edible species as well as inedible/poisonous species of mushrooms.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||
Upon receiving notification from CHP, the CFS had conducted investigation at a concerned department store and instructed it stop selling and remove the affected batch of the product from shelves.
|Advice to the Trade||
Stop using or selling the products concerned
|Advice to Consumers||
Those who had purchased and still possessed the affected batch of the product to stop consuming it, and to seek medical advice immediately if symptoms develop after consuming the food.
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department