Not to consume three kinds of brownies imported from Japan with possible presence of mould

Issue Date 28.8.2019
Source of Information

Food Incident Surveillance System

Food Product

Three kinds of prepackaged brownies imported from Japan

Product Name and Description

(1) Product name: Walnut Brownie

Brand: Muji

Country of origin: Japan

JAN code: 4550002874162

(2) Product name: Earl Grey Brownie

Brand: Muji

Country of origin: Japan

JAN code: 4550002874186

(3) Product name: Caramel Brownie

Brand: Muji

Country of origin: Japan

JAN code: 4550002874179

Reason For Issuing Alert
  • The Centre for Food Safety (CFS), through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, noted that Muji (Japan) is recalling the abovementioned products due to the possible presence of mould in the products.
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 products which were put on sale at its outlets. The company had already removed from shelves and stopped sale of the affected products, and initiated a recall.
  • The CFS will continue to follow up on the incident and take appropriate action. An investigation is ongoing.
Advice to the Trade
  • Stop using or selling the affected products immediately if they possess it.
Advice to Consumers
  • Not to consume the affected products if they have bought it.
Further Information
  • The CFS press release
  • Members of the public may call Muji (Hong Kong) Company Limited's hotline at 2694 9309 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department