Results of Sample with Irregularity - Noodle sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

17 December 2020
Forward
Email this page

Noodle sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Malaysia Hand Made Noodle (Wide)

Brand:

Malaysian Kitchen

Place of origin:

Malaysia

Distributor

Grace Cup Co.Ltd.

Net weight:

300 grams

Best-before date:

February 28, 2022

Non-compliant test parameters:

Total Fat

Detected content:

1.3 g per 100g

Declared content:

0 g per 100g

Sampling location:

A supermarket at 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. 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.

Reposted from HKSAR Government webpage:
https://www.cfs.gov.hk/english/unsat_samples/20201217_8364.html