Snow Brand Milk Products Co. said Wednesday it will recall frozen spinach its subsidiary produces in China and markets in Japan because the food was found to contain residual amounts of the pesticide chlorpyrifos.
The company said the products do not present a health danger but will be recalled as a precaution.
On Tuesday, Nichirei Corp., the nation’s biggest frozen-food processor, said it would recall frozen spinach it imported from China because the food was found to contain levels of chlorpyrifos that are higher than permitted under law.
Nichirei’s recall came a day after Tokyo health authorities said the levels of chlorpyrifos found in the products were six times the amount allowed under the Food Sanitation Law.
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