Prepackaged Vegetarian Smoked Goose not in compliance with nutrition label rules

28 May 2019
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Product name: Hung Fook Vegetarian Smoked Goose
Brand: Hung Fook
Place of origin: China
Distributor: Hung Fook Food Trading Limited
Net weight: 200g
Use By date: June 28, 2019
Non-compliant test parameters: Sodium
Detected content: 600mg per 100g
Declared content: 389mg per 100g
Sampling location: A supermarket in Causeway Bay
Remarks: 1. The CFS has urged the trade to stop selling the incriminated batch of the affected product.
2. Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
3. The CFS is tracing the distribution of the affected product.
4. 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.
5. The CFS will inform the trade, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

Reposted from HKSAR Government webpage:
https://www.cfs.gov.hk/english/unsat_samples/20190528_7467.html

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