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ParknShop hit by tea recall

Six kinds of glass-bottled tea from US manufacturer Sweet Leaf Tea have been pulled from retail sale in Hong Kong over fears they may contain small glass fragments.
The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department has advised retailers to stop selling different batches of six kinds of 16-ounce tea in glass bottles and urged the public not to consume them.
A spokesman for the CFS said upon learning of the incident, the CFS immediately liaised with local major retailers and importers and has so far found that ParknShop (HK) Limited has imported five kinds of the affected products (except Sweet Leaf Tea Green Tea w/Citrus). The supermarket chain concerned has stopped sale and removed from shelves the affected products and initiated a recall as well.
CFS staff have also inspected major retail outlets and found no affected products available for sale so far.
“The CFS, through its routine Food Incident Surveillance System, learned that the US authorities has issued a notice that the manufacturer of Sweet Leaf Tea is voluntarily recalling the 16-ounce tea in glass bottles as the products may contain glass fragments,” the CFS spokesman said.
Members of the public may call the company’s hotline at 2606 8658 during office hours for enquiries about the recall.
The CFS says it will continue to closely monitor the case and take appropriate follow-up action. Investigation is ongoing.
Details of affected products are:
1) Sweet Leaf Tea Raspberry: Manufacture code and best before date: 022615057WC402 (June 30, 2016), 042315113WC402 (August 31, 2016), 042415114WC402 (August 31, 2016), 060415155WC402 (October 31, 2016).
2) Sweet Leaf Half and Half Lemonade Tea: Manufacture code and best before date: 022715058WC402 (June 30, 2016), 042315113WC402 (August 31, 2016), 060315154WC402 (October 31, 2016).
3) Sweet Leaf Tea Original: Manufacture code and best before date: 022615057WC402 (June 30, 2016), 042514115WC402 (August 31, 2016), 042415114WC402 (August 31, 2016), 060315154WC402 (October 31, 2016).
4) Sweet Leaf Tea Green Tea w/Citrus: Manufacture code and best before date: 022715058WC402 (June 30, 2016), 042415114WC402 (August 31, 2016), 060415155WC402 (October 31, 2016).
5) Product name: Sweet Leaf Tea Peach: Manufacture code and best before date: 022615057WC402 (June 30, 2016), 042315113WC402 (August 31, 2016), 060415155WC402 (October 31, 2016).
6) Sweet Leaf Tea Mint & Honey: Manufacture code and best before date: 022715058WC402 (June 30, 2016), 042415114WC402 (August 31, 2016), 060415155WC402 (October 31, 2016).

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