Withdrawal of Mong Lee Shang Glutinous Rice Cakes Due to Presence of Unpermitted Additive Erythrosin
Thursday, 09 July 2020
|Category 2:||For Information|
|Product Identification:||Mong Lee Shang, Taiwan Mochi with Taro Paste, Glutinous Rice Cake with Taro Paste; pack size: 300 g|
|Batch Code||Best before dates: 31/08/2020, 30/11/2020, 15/04/2021, 31/05/2021, 15/07/2021 and 30/09/2021|
|Country Of Origin:||Taiwan|
Category 2 Food Alert for Information: Mong Lee Shang, Taiwan Mochi Glutinous Rice Cake with Taro Paste is being withdrawn as it contains the colour erythrosine (E 127) which is not permitted for use in this type of product.
The above batches of Mong Lee Shang, Taiwan Mochi Glutinous Rice Cake with Taro Paste contains the colour erythrosine (E 127). This is an approved food additive which is permitted for use in a restricted number of foods, however its use is not permitted in this specific type of product. The implicated batches are therefore, being withdrawn from sale.