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Unacceptable Levels Of Sorbic Acid – Is It Preventable

Unacceptable Levels Of Sorbic Acid

Following last week’s announcement of a separate product recall regarding high concentrations of heavy cadmium metals contamination, another unfortunate food product recall incident occurred on  1st July, 2022 regarding unacceptable concentrations of sorbic acid found in in this food preservative in one of the local confectionary  products. Although sorbic acid is a permitted food additive, but for precautionary purposes, the supplier was tasked to immediately remove the affected food product off the local stores’ shelves by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA).

Product recalls such as this latest incident brings home the importance of stringent implementation of strict food products testing protocols. Are your organization’s facing significant challenges in devoting resources needed to safeguard the food health safety concerns of your customers? If so, are you, as a business owner, feeling overwhelmed by the various challenges in understanding the various food safety protocols completely?

If such questions kept you awake all the time, you have come to the right place. PacLab Pte Ltd (PacLab) can assist you in undertaking all your food safety requirements. As a multi-decade and firmly rooted food products testing organisation, PacLab offers a diversified range of food testing services, including sorbic acid testing through  its Chemical Analysis Test Laboratory Services unit. 

So, why compromise the food health safety of your customers by ignoring the issue completely? Hurry, don’t wait! Take action now! You can now contact any of our PacLab service specialists to enquire more about how we can help you safeguard your customers’ food health safety concerns.


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