Food Alert - Not to consume a batch of imported frozen fish fingers suspected to contain large fish bones

Issue Date 22.12.2018
Source of Information

Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed of the European Commission

Food Product

Frozen fish fingers from the United Kingdom

Product Name and Description

Product name: 6 Chunky Battered Haddock Fish Fingers

Brand: Waitrose

Country of origin: UK

Importer: PARKnSHOP (HK) Limited

Weight: 300 grams per pack

Best-before date: November, 2019

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 the above-mentioned product might contain large fish bones and is being recalled. According to the information provided by the RASFF, a local importer, PARKnSHOP (HK) Limited has imported the affected product.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
  • The CFS immediately contacted the importer concerned for follow up. Preliminary investigation found that the importer had imported the affected batch of product and had already stopped selling and removed from shelves the affected batch of product. It will initiate a recall according to CFS' advice.
  • The CFS will alert the trade to the incident and continue to follow up and take appropriate action. Investigation is ongoing.  
Advice to the Trade
  • Stop using or selling the affected batch of product immediately if they possess it.
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 importer's hotline at 2606 8658 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department