SINGAPORE: The Singapore Meals Company (SFA) has ordered the recall of My Mum’s Cookies Premium Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncakes as a result of presence of E coli within the product.
In a media launch on Monday (Aug 29), SFA stated it detected E coli within the product at ranges “exceeding the microbial limits” for ready-to-eat meals acknowledged within the Singapore Meals Laws.
The affected product is My Mum’s Cookies Premium Mao Shan Wang Snowskin Mooncake (Vegan) with a batch variety of 23GBB-400 and a finest earlier than date of Dec 31, 2022. The product’s nation of origin is Malaysia.
As a precautionary measure, SFA has directed the importer, Simple Combine, to recall the implicated product. The recall is ongoing.
Beneath the Singapore Meals Laws, an individual should not import, promote, manufacture or produce on the market, any article of ready-to-eat meals that “doesn’t adjust to any related microbiological customary specified within the Eleventh Schedule”, stated SFA.
E coli is a micro organism that’s usually discovered within the intestines of individuals and animals. Whereas most species of the micro organism are innocent, some varieties may cause diarrhoea, abdomen ache, cramps and fever.
Weak people with weakened immune techniques might expertise extra extreme signs, stated SFA.
Foodborne pathogens like E coli will be launched in the course of the manufacturing course of when cross-contamination happens, notably when good hand hygiene isn’t practised.
“Shoppers who’ve bought the affected product mustn’t devour it,” stated SFA, including that those that have consumed the implicated product and have considerations about their well being ought to search medical recommendation.
Shoppers can even contact their level of buy for enquiries.