HK CFS Announced That German Suckling Pig Cured Ham Cooked Suspected to be Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes


Reference Number 109/2023
Source 香港食物安全中心
Type of Information Food Recall
Questionable food products

Product name: German Suckling Pig Cured Ham Cooked (Sliced)

Brand: BECK

Place of origin: Germany

Net weight: 180 grams
Expiry date/Batch
Best-before date: May 1, 2024
Manufacturer/ Distributor HK Packer: Galleon International Limited
Reasons for recall The CFS collected the above-mentioned prepackaged frozen suckling pig ham sample from a retail outlet in Jordan for testing under its routine Food Surveillance Programme. The test result showed that the sample contained Listeria monocytogenes at a level of 120 per gram. According to the Microbiological Guidelines for Food, if relevant ready-to-eat food contains Listeria monocytogenes at a level of more than 100 per gram, it is considered unsatisfactory. According to the CFS's instructions, the packer concerned has initiated a recall of the affected batch of the product.
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