Prepackaged ice cream not in compliance with Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name:

(i)   Magnum Classic Ice Cream Bar
(ii)  Magnum Almond Ice Cream Bar
(iii) Magnum Honeycomb Ice Cream Bar



Place of origin:

United Kingdom


Manufacturer: Unilever UK Limited

Net weight:

(i)   4x110ml per pack
(ii)  4x100ml per pack
(iii) 100ml per pack

Best-before date:

(i)   March 31, 2020
(ii)  March 31, 2020 
(iii) January 31, 2020

Non-compliant test parameters :

Quantity of milk solids other than milk fat less than 7.5%

Detected content:

Milk solids other than milk fat being
(i)   6.5%
(ii)  6.4% 
(iii) 5.7%

Declared content:

Not Applicable

Sampling location:

A cold store in Shatin


  1. The affected batches of the products are being kept in cold store and have not entered the market.
  2. Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
  3. According to Regulation 5(1) of the Food and Drugs (Composition And Labelling) Regulations (Cap 132W), if any person advertises for sale, sells or manufactures for sale any food which does not conform to the relevant requirements as to composition prescribed in the Regulations, 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 importer, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/Thursday, June 14, 2018