Dried Conch Sample Detected With Preservative, Sulphur Dioxide, Exceeding Hong Kong’s Legal Limit


Ref. N° : 027/DSA/2022

Dear Sir/Madam,
Please find the food alert below for further details:

Questionable food productsProduct name: 美國原隻響螺
Brand: 南北行
Place of origin: United States
Net weight: 225 grams
HK Distributor: 南北行參茸葯材有限公司
Durability Indication/ Lot CodeBest-before date: December 20, 2023
SourceHong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Reasons for Issuing AlertThe Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) announced that the above-mentioned dried conch sample contained sulphur dioxide at a level of 249 parts per million, exceeding the Hong Kong’s legal limit of 30 parts per million, and the affected batch of the product is now being recalled.
Advice to Trade/ Consumer1. Please take necessary actions to ensure all products for sale are fit for human consumption.
2. Do not sell or use the above product.
3. Please visit the Food Safety Information website at https://www.foodsafety.gov.mo for latest information.                 
4. If there are any enquiries, please contact the Department of Food Safety via 28338181.
Municipal Affairs Bureau
Department of Food Safety