The Center for Food Safety of Hong Kong (CFS) announced on Monday that the Cadbury Asia Pacific would recall some of its chocolate products.
The CFS said it was informed by Cadbury Asia Pacific that the company would, as a precautionary step, recall 11 Cadbury chocolate products.
According to the company, the affected products were manufactured in its Beijing plant and distributed to Hong Kong, including Cadbury Dark Chocette 45g, Cadbury Dark Chocette 80g, Cadbury Hazelnut Praline Chocolate 312g (2008 Chinese New Year) and Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate 300g (2008 Chinese New Year).
"We appeal to the public to stop consuming the chocolate products concerned," a CFS spokesman said on Monday.
"We would alert the trade to stop selling the affected products. The Center would test the related products. We are closely monitoring the situation." he added.
(Xinhua News Agency September 29, 2008)