Nippon Flour Mills Co. said Monday it will recall 270,000 frozen-food packages bearing expiration dates that are a year earlier than the actual dates.
The recall relates to five products imported from Thailand and China, including Korean-style foods sold by Nippon Flour and its unit, Nippon Rich Co.
Among the five products are Korean-style pancakes known as Reito Kankoku-fu oyaki and Reito Kankoku-fu okonomiyaki, according to Nippon Flour.
The products do not pose a health hazard if consumed after the expiration dates specified on the packages, as they are actually good for another year, the firm said.
Nippon Flour estimates it will book a loss of 60 million yen as a result of the recall.
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