HK CFS Announced That Preservative Sulphur Dioxide Was Found in Prepackaged Dried Conch Sample at a Level Exceeding Hong Kong’s Legal Limit


Reference Number 494/2022
Source Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Type of Information Food Recall
Questionable food products

Product name: 美國原隻響螺(Not available in English)

Brand: 南北行(Not available in English)

Net weight: 225 grams

Place of origin: United States
Expiry date/Batch
Best-before date: December 20, 2023
Manufacturer/ Distributor HK Distributor: 南北行參茸葯材有限公司(Not available in English)
Reasons for recall The CFS collected the above-mentioned dried conch sample from a supermarket in Wong Tai Sin for testing under its routine Food Surveillance Programme. The test result showed that the sample contained sulphur dioxide at a level of 249 parts per million (ppm), exceeding the legal limit of 30 ppm.
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