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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Recall of tea leaves products from Myanmar

From: AVA

The Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) has detected the presence of Auramine O in 20 types of tea leaves imported from Myanmar.

Auramine O is a yellow dye used as an industrial colouring agent for coloring
silk, cotton, paper and leather. It is not permitted to be used in food. All implicated products have been recalled and will be destroyed. All consignments of tea leaves from Myanmar will be subject to hold and test and will only be released for sale if test results show that they are free from Auramine O.

Details of the recalled products are as follows :
S/NO Product Description
1 Ah Yee Taung Pickled Tea Leaves
2 Ah Yee Taung Pickled Tea Leaves (Normal)
3 Ah Yee Taung Pickled Tea Leaves (Red)
4 Ah Yee Taung Pickled Tea Leaves (Sour & Spicy)
5 M&N Pickled Tea Leaves (Extra Spicy)
6 M&N Pickled Tea Leaves (Spicy)
7 M&N Than Lwin Fwn Food Products Lon May Pickled Tea Leaves
8 M&N Than Lwin Fwn Food Products Pickled Tea Leaves
9 Shwe Toak Pickled Tea Leaves with Mixed Nut
10 Soe Win Gold Label Tea Leaves, 70 g (Best before date Jul-09)
11 U Ka Kar Green Tea Leaves
12 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves (Blue) - "Girl"
13 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves (Red) - "Boy"
14 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves (White) - "Girl"
15 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves with Mixed Peas
16 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves
17 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves (Sour & Spicy)
18 Yuzana Pickled Tea Leaves with Peas
19 Yuzana Plantation Pickled Tea Leaves
20 Zayan Pickled Tea Leaves (Hot & Spicy)

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