REPROCESSING:Prosecutors raided Ta Chun Kong Yen Foods Co’s factory in Tamsui District, New Taipei City, and seized about 311kg of expired and unlabeled products
Date: Sep 12, 2015
By: Chen Wei-han / Staff reporter
Eleven vinegar and soybean paste products manufactured by Ta Chun Kong Yen Foods Co
(大醇工研食品公司) were ordered to be recalled late on Thursday after the company was allegedly found to have reprocessed expired, defective and returned foodstuffs into new products.
A subsidiary and contract manufacturer of Ta An Kong Yen Foods Co (大安工研食品公司), the nation’s main vinegar manufacturer, which has been operating for 74 years, Ta Chun allegedly adulterated vinegar and soybean paste with expired and soon-to-be-expired products returned by wholesalers, the Shilin District Prosecutors’ Office said.
Prosecutors, along with Ministry of Health and Welfare inspectors, raided the company’s factory in Tamsui District (淡水), New Taipei City, and seized about 311kg of expired and unlabeled products late on Thursday night.
Prosecutors said that they ordered the recall of nine vinegar products and two soybean paste products immediately after the raid. [FULL STORY]