Food Alert ´╝ŹNot to consume a kind of pancake imported from Japan with possible presence of mould

Issue Date 15.9.2018
Source of Information

Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore

Food Product

Prepackaged pancake imported from Japan

Product Name and Description

Product name: Mini Dorayaki – Red Bean Jam Pancake

Brand: Muji

Country of Origin: Japan

Packing: 135 grams per pack

Expiry dates: September 12 to December 5, 2018

Reason For Issuing Alert

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS), through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, noted an announcement by the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority of Singapore that Muji (Singapore) is recalling the above-mentioned batch of pancake due to the possible presence of mould in the package of the product.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
  • Upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately followed up with Muji (Hong Kong) Company Limited. According to information provided by the company, it had imported the affected product which was put on sale at its outlets. The company has already removed from shelves and stopped sale of the affected product earlier, and initiated a recall.
  •  The CFS will continue to follow up on the incident and take appropriate action.
Advice to the Trade

Stop using or selling the product concerned immediately if they possess them.

Advice to Consumers

Not to consume the affected products if they have bought any.

Further Information
  • CFS Press Release
  •  Members of the public may call the company's hotline at 2694 9309 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department