AVA recalls iceberg lettuce from M'sia, citing high pesticide levels

The Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority of Singapore (AVA) has issued a recall for iceberg lettuces from a Malaysian farm.

The agency has detected high levels of Fipronil, a wide-spectrum pesticide, in the implicated product. 

Imported by Go Fresh Impex Pte Ltd, the product is for sale at NTUC Fairprice and Sheng Siong supermarkets. AVA has directed the importer to recall the implicated product. 

The recall is ongoing. Details of the implicated product are as follows: 

Product for sale at NTUC Fairprice

Brand name: Pasar
Supplier code (As marked out in the picture): 40
Weight: 400g
Country of origin: Malaysia

Photo courtesy: AVA
Photo courtesy: AVA

Product for sale at Sheng Shiong 

Product name: Iceberg lettuce
Weight: 400g
Country of origin: Malaysia

Photo courtesy: AVA
Photo courtesy: AVA

Consumers who have purchased the affected products may contact the respective supermarket retail outlets for enquiries. 

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