A kind of breakfast cereal for young children suspected to contain metal wires
|Source of Information
Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Commission
Breakfast cereal for young children
|Product Name and Description
Product name: HiPP Kinder Frühstücks-Ringe
|Reason For Issuing Alert
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) received a notification from the Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) of the European Commission that four batches of a kind of breakfast cereal for young children manufactured in Hungary was suspected to contain metal wires. According to the information provided by the RASFF, the manufacturer concerned has initiated a recall and certain affected product has been imported into Hong Kong.
|Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
Based on the information provided by the RASFF, the CFS has followed up with the importer/retailer: Hong Yuen Global International Limited concerned, and learned that a total of 120 packs of the affected product (Batch code: L030616; Best before date: March 7, 2017) had been imported to Hong Kong. Among them, 22 packs have been sold and the remaining 98 packs have been removed from shelves for disposal. The importer has also initiated a recall.
|Advice to the Trade
Stop using or selling the product concerned immediately.
|Advice to Consumers
Not to consume the affected product.
The CFS press release
Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department