HK CFS Announced That Metallic Contaminant Mercury Was Found in Dried Porcini Sample at a Level Exceeding Hong Kong’s Legal Limit


Reference Number 281/2023
Source 香港食物安全中心
Type of Information Food Recall
Questionable food products

Food name:

Dried Porcini Mushrooms (Boletus Edulis and Rel. Group)


La dispensa del Boscaiolo

Net weight:

50 grams

Expiry date/Batch

Best-before date:

February 28, 2024

Manufacturer/ Distributor N/A
Reasons for recall After considering the factors for dried foods, the sample contained mercury at a level of 0.12 parts per million, at a level exceeding Hong Kong’s legal limit.
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