MISLABELING:The firm labeled its products as made in Vietnam, instead of China, and extended the expiry date by one year, the food agency said
Date: Apr 04, 2015
By: Stacy Hsu / Staff reporter
Noodle producer Tiger Brand (虎牌) has been ordered to pull five of its products from the shelves before Monday after it was discovered that the Taiwanese company had falsified expiry dates and manufacturing locations, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said.
In a press release yesterday, the FDA said that a joint inspection with Yilan County and Taipei City health officials on Wednesday and Thursday found that five products from Taipei-based Tiger Brand Food Co (虎牌食品) and Yilan-based Tiger Brand Cheng Tung Industrial Co (虎牌正通) did not conform to labeling regulations. [FULL STORY]