Withdrawal of Mong Lee Shang Glutinous Rice Cakes Due to Presence of Unpermitted Additive Erythrosine (E 127)

Thursday, 9 July 2020

Summary
Category 2:

For Information

Alert Notification:

2020.37

Product:

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

Message:

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  The implicated batches are therefore, being withdrawn from sale.

Mong Lee Shang