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Nuts sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

  • 2021.11.09

Product name:

Freshnuss Salted Mixed Nuts (450g)



Place of origin:



Full City (Holdings) Limited

Net weight:

450 grams

Best-before date:

September 14, 2022
Non-compliant test parameters:Available Carbohydrates
Detected content:16.7g /100g
Declared content:33g /100g
Sampling location:

A supermarket in Yau Ma Tei


  1. The CFS will alert the trade to stop selling affected product with unsatisfactory result of the incriminated batch.
  2. Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
  3. According to Section 61 of the Public Health and Municipal Services Ordinance (Cap 132), if any person falsely describes a food or misleads as to the nature, substance or quality of the food on a label of the food sold by him, he shall be guilty of an offence and be liable to a maximum fine of $50,000 and six months' imprisonment upon conviction.
  4. The CFS will inform the trade, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

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