Prawn Crackers not in compliance with nutrition label rules

5 October 2020
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Product name: SZE HING LOONG HANAMI PRAWN CRACKERS (105G)
Brand: SZE HING LOONG
Place of origin: Thailand
Distributor: SZE HING LOONG DEVELOPMENT LTD
Net weight: 105g
Best-before date: 23.10.2021
Non-compliant test parameters: Saturated Fatty Acids
Detected content: 8.8g/100g
Declared content: 4.81g/100g
Sampling location: A supermarket at Ma On Shan

Remarks:

  1. The CFS has urged the trade to stop selling the same 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/20201005_8165.html