Hong Kong – (Updated on 18 January 2019) Not to consume a batch of imported prepackaged smoked salmon suspected to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes

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Issue Date 17.1.2019
Source of Information Notification from the New Zealand concerned authorities through the International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN)
Food Product A batch of imported prepackaged smoked salmon
Product Name and Description Product name: Beech Wood Smoked Slices
Brand: Regal New Zealand King Salmon
Place of origin: New Zealand
Manufacturer: The New Zealand King Salmon Co. Ltd
Importer: PARKnSHOP(HK) Limited
Net weight: 100 grams per pack
Batch code: M362D
Expiry date: January 28, 2019

Product name: Beech Wood Smoked Slices
Brand: Regal New Zealand King Salmon
Place of origin: New Zealand
Manufacturer: The New Zealand King Salmon Co Ltd
Importer: PARKnSHOP (HK) Limited
Net weight: 100 grams per pack
Batch code: M362D
Expiry date: February 1, 2019

Reason For Issuing Alert
  • The CFS received a notification that the abovementioned product might have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and is being recalled. According to the information provided by INFOSAN, a local importer, PARKnSHOP(HK) Limited has imported the affected product into Hong Kong.
  • The CFS immediately contacted the importer concerned for follow-up. Preliminary investigation showed that the importer had imported 60 packs of the above-mentioned batch of product and some of it was sold. The CFS has instructed the importer to stop sale and remove from shelves the affected batch of product and initiate a recall.
  • The CFS’ follow-up investigation found that the importer concerned had also imported 240 packs of the same kind of affected product but with a different expiry date and some of it was sold. The CFS has instructed the importer to also stop sale of the above-mentioned product and remove it from shelves, and initiated a recall.
Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety
  • The CFS has alerted the trade to the incident and will continue to follow up 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 The CFS press release (18.1.2019)

The CFS press release (17.1.2019)

Members of the public can call the importer’s hotline at 2606 8658 during office hours to enquire about the recall.

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