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Rat worries about rapid recall of bread in Japan



Rat worries about rapid recall of bread in Japan

A Japanese company has issued a bread recall after the discovery of rat remains in two packs.

Pasco Shikishima Corporation said the recall was due to contamination by a foreign object, part of which appeared to be a small animal, mixed into the sliced ​​bread.

To date, there have been no reports of related health issues, the company said.

The affected bread has a date of May 7 to 11, 2024 and 104,000 packages are subject to the recall.

It was produced at a factory in Tama, Tokyo and sold in Ibaraki, Gunma, Saitama, Yamanashi, Niigata, Kanagawa, Shizuoka, Chiba, Tokyo, Tochigi, Fukushima, Aomori, Iwate, Miyagi and Yamagata.

“We have completed the recall of the products contaminated with foreign substances, but as a precaution, we have recalled products produced on the same line and temporarily suspended the line to investigate the cause and strengthen the line. countermeasures,” a company statement said.

“We apologize for the inconvenience caused to our customers, business partners and all parties involved. We will strive to further strengthen our quality control system and take all possible measures to ensure that such a situation does not occur in the future.”

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