Recall of Sweets Due to Possible Contamination with Small Plastic Glove Pieces

Issue Date 14 November 2008
Source of Information Morinaga & CO., LTD.
Food Product Sweets
Name of Products Morinaga Hi-Chew Grape Japanese Version Long Stick (57g)

Morinaga Hi-Chew Green Apple Japanese Version Long Stick (57g)
Name of Company Morinaga & CO., LTD.
Product Description
Hi-Chew (Grape flavour) Hi-Chew (Green Apple flavour)
Production Code 17332 17340
Jan Code 49813609 49813234
Production Lot No 2009.06 #C8 * 2009.06 #D1 *
2009.06 #C9 *
2009.06 #D0 *
2009.06 #D1 *
Sign of # & * includes unspecified alphabet
Reason for Recall The products may be contaminated with small plastic glove pieces
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) has contacted the local distributor and learnt that the affected products had been imported to Hong Kong. The CFS has alerted the trade and will closely monitor the situation.
Advice to the Trade Stop selling the affected products
Advice to Consumers Stop consuming the affected products
Further Information The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
14 November 2008