The Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has detected the presence of sorbic acid in ‘Lemon Square’ Cheese Cake (Original) at levels exceeding the maximum limit stated in the Singapore Food Regulations.
As a precautionary measure, SFA has directed the importer, Orient Pearl Goods & Services Pte Ltd, to recall the implicated product. The recall is ongoing.
Sorbic acid is a permitted food additive used for preservation purposes. Consumption of the affected product is unlikely to pose any adverse health effects due to its low toxicity.
Consumers who have consumed the implicated product and have concerns about their health should not consume it. Consumers may contact their point of purchase for enquiries.