Thursday, November 1, 2012


November 1, 2012
Six Korean Noodles were found to be contaminated with Benzopyrene by Korean FDA.
Benzopyrene is a chemical that has the potential of causing cancer. THE FDA and DOH are working hand in hand to protect the consumers on this issue. 

 The following are the names of the Korean noodles to pull out from the market. 

1. Nongshim Neoguri (Hot) - Expiry Date: 12.10.11 & 12.11.11
2. Nongshim Neoguri (Hot) Multi - Expiry Date 12.10.11 & 12.11.11
3. Nongshim Neoguri (Mild) - Expiry Date 12.10.28 & 12.11.17
4. Nongshim Big Bowl Noodle Shrimp - Expiry Date 12.11.4 , 12.11.29, 13.11.10 & 13.1.30 (mfd in Busan only)
5. Nongshim Saengsaeng Udon Bowl Noodle - Expiry Date: 12.9.30 & 12.10.22
6. Nongshim Saengsaeng Udon - Expiry Date: 12.8.28 & 12.10.8

Consumers are advised not to purchase these noodles and toss them in the bin if you have them. If you found some store or person selling the said products, please report to FDA though their hotline 807-8275 and 807-0751. 

Source: DOH-FDA Advisory

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