Chen Ji brand Fish Balls produced in unapproved establishment

Last updated:
18 December 2013
Food alert for action
The FSA is making local authorities aware that fish balls labelled with 'Chen Ji Foods Co. Ltd' on the product packaging, appear to have been manufactured in an unapproved establishment. If you have bought the product, do not eat it. The FSA has issued a Food Alert for Action, explaining the actions local authorities need to take.

Despite enquiries by investigating officers, it has not been possible to obtain information relating to the manufacture and distribution for this product, or product traceability records.

The ID mark of the originating establishment does not appear on the product packaging.

This issue may be associated with a similar product, Fu Zhou Chan Kee Fish Balls, which was the subject of a Food Alert For Action issued on 14 December last year. More information about the other product can be found via the link towards the end of this page.

Product details

The affected product is:

  • Chen Ji Fish Balls
  • All date and batch codes

Photographs of product can be found via the link below.

Information about the actions to be taken by local authorities can be found in the Food Alert for Action via the link below.

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