Batches of Marca Pina Soy Sauce have been found to be contaminated with excess levels of chloropropanols.
Batches of Marca Pina Soy Sauce (1 litre) have been found to be contaminated with excess levels of chloropropanols. The Food Standards Agency has issued a Food Alert for Action.
According to the label, the affected brand of soy sauce was manufactured in the Philippines by Pinakamasarap Corporation. The batches were found with levels of 3-monochloropropan-1,2-diol (3-MCPD) above EU statutory limits. 3-MCPD is the most common of the group of chemical contaminants known as chloropropanols. It occurs at low levels in many foods and food ingredients as a result of processing.
Details of the affected batches are as listed below and the product in all cases has been presented in a plastic, 1 litre bottle with a yellow cap and red labelling. The affected batches are:
Marca Pina Soy Sauce – 1 litre
Best before dates:
07 02 2007
05 12 07
End 08 2006
10 05 07
07 12 07
For more details, see the Food Standards Agency website.