SINGAPORE: The Singapore Foodstuff Company (SFA) issued a recall for little one rice cereal products on Tuesday (Jul 27).
The company stated that arsenic had been detected in samples of two 125g Bubs Natural and organic newborn rice cereal items from Australia.
The arsenic levels experienced exceeded the most restrict for arsenic in toddler foods as stated in the Singapore Meals Rules, mentioned SFA.
The 1st product is Bubs Natural Infant Rice Cereal, with expiry dates of Oct 23, 2021, Feb 28, 2022 and Jun 24, 2022.
The 2nd product or service is Bubs Organic and natural Infant Banana Rice Cereal, with an expiry day of Sep 29, 2021.
Two importers – NTUC FairPrice Co-operative and Little Farms – have been directed to remember the affected batches of the implicated solutions.
The remember is ongoing.
“The amount of arsenic detected may possibly bring about the goods to be unsafe for intake by infants if there is long-time period intake,” stated SFA.
“Customers who have purchased the implicated solutions should really make certain that their infants do not take in them. Shoppers may possibly also would like to look for medical assistance for infants who truly feel unwell.”
People who have ordered the implicated solutions may perhaps make contact with their place of purchase for enquiries.
Raw OYSTER Remember
A food stuff recall inform has also been issued by the Washington Department of Wellbeing on uncooked oysters harvested from the Samish Bay region from Jun 29 to Jul 16, 2021 and processed by Taylor Shellfish Business in the United States, mentioned SFA.
These raw oysters are joined to instances of Vibrio parahaemolyticus sicknesses in the United states of america.
As the implicated items ended up imported into Singapore, SFA has directed two importers, World-wide Oceanlink and Ah Yat Seafood Sector, to remember the solutions.
The recall has been done.
“Vibrio parahaemolyticus is a bacterium ordinarily existing in uncooked seafood, such as crustaceans and molluscan shellfish, because of to natural contamination from the aquatic natural environment in the ocean,” reported SFA.
“Consumption of uncooked seafood with large stages of Vibrio parahaemolyticus can cause foodborne diseases including fever, abdominal cramps and extreme diarrhoea.”
Buyers who have purchased the implicated merchandise are recommended not to take in it.
People who have consumed the implicated merchandise and have worries about their health and fitness need to look for medical advice.
Buyers may possibly speak to their position of order for enquiries.