A video that “counterfeit eggs” poses as “CP brand eggs” in a cheating way recently spreads online. On June 25, CP Group makes a statement on its official website that the counterfeit eggs appeared on the market has nothing to do with CP Group and CP Group products comply with all national product quality requirements. CP Group also indicates that appropriate means will be taken to crack down on counterfeit infringing products, and safeguard the lawful rights and interests of enterprises and consumers. See details.
Announcement of CFDA about non-conformity of batch 4 meat products
CFDA June 28
On June 28, CFDA releases an issue of sampling inspection information concerning meat and meat products, dairy products, potato and puffed food; batch 301 samples in total are inspected and batch 4 nonconforming samples are found. All nonconforming samples are meat products, with the exceeding use of sorbic acid, total plate count, and coliforms. See details.
Consumer complains that worms are found in KFC hamburger; expert estimates that worms in the chicken are the larvae of flies (contaminated from improper storage)
China Economic Net June 29
On June 25, a consumer in Hainan Lingshui reports to the local food and drug administrative department that worms are found in the New Orleans Roasted Chicken Burger he purchased from KFC of his county, and meanwhile takes a video and spreads it online. After judgment of experts, the living worms in the Burger chicken complained by consumer are the first instar of living flies (namely, the larvae of 2 or 3 hours after birth) and may be the meat-lover: flesh flies or blow flies. At the same time, experts believe that the living flies are not likely to be present in high-temperature processed foods. The worms found by consumers in chicken may be caused by improper storage environment when the consumer takes it away from the restaurant. See details.
IACM follows up a suspected event of collective gastroenteritis
Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region June 30
IACM Food Safety Center receives a suspected event of collective gastrointestinal discomfort which is notified by Health Bureau (the involved food is provided by Oh My Babies Care & Play in Macao Rua dos Armazens; at the evening of June 28, eight people have a dinner here and on June 29, two of them successively experience diarrhea, vomiting and other symptom), and has timely sent people to the involved site for health survey and requires it to adopt the improvement measures. Food Safety Center will continue to investigate the latest situation and follow up this event. See details.