Stop consuming yellow boletus suspected to contain mixture of species including poisonous species of mushrooms
|Source of Information||
Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Prepackaged 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 of the Department of Health, the CFS suspected a batch of the product to contain a mixture of species including poisonous species of mushrooms.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety||
The CFS has conducted investigation at a department store in Tai Po . According to the information provided by the department store concerned, the sale of the product has ceased since January this year.
|Advice to the Trade||
Stop sale and recall the affected batch of the product.
|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