SFDA Warns against "Sriracha Hot Chilli Sauce"

12/31/2019
 
​Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA) warned against chili sauce of the trademark (Sriracha) due to defect on the product packing, which may cause certain bottles to bloat and continue to ferment. The build-up of pressure in the bottles cause them to explode upon opening which may lead to skin and eye irritation.
SFDA clarified that the product known as “Sriracha Hot Chilli Sauce” and its trademark “Sriracha”. The product is distributed by Kienfat Trading Pty Ltd in USA with batch number H9TMKA – H9TMNA – H9TMLA – H9TMJA – H9TMJB and expiry date March 2021.
Additionally, the weight of the product is 17oz and 28oz.
The authority advises consumers to avoid opening the product and dispose any sample they may have, stressing that it follow up the implementation of actions to ensure withdrawn the product from the Saudi markets.