SFA Recalls Samy Instant Cooking Bak Kut Teh with Rice Imported From Unapproved Source In Malaysia (SFA)

The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has detected the import of Samy Instant Cooking Bak Kut Teh with Rice (Dry and Soup), from an unapproved source in Malaysia.

This product contains more than five percent pork. Meat and meat products that contains more than five percent of meat can only be imported from accredited sources.

As a precautionary measure, SFA has directed the importers, Biscotti Trading Pte Ltd and Boughtnex Pte Ltd, to recall the implicated products. The recall is ongoing.

In Singapore, food imports must meet SFA’s requirements. Food can only be imported by licensed importers, and every consignment must be declared and accompanied with a valid import permit.

In particular, meat and meat products can only be imported from accredited sources in approved countries that comply with our food safety standards and requirements.

Illegally imported food products from unknown and unapproved sources can pose a food safety risk to consumers.

Consumers who have purchased the implicated products should not consume it. Those who have consumed the products and are unwell should seek medical attention.

Consumers may contact their point of purchase for enquiries.

*For food products with less than 5% meat content, the establishment does not need to be accredited by SFA but will need to be regulated by the Competent Authority of the exporting country or region. Accreditation is required for all beef products regardless of percentage content.