Boxed cookies not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Chef Nic's Cookies (甜酸苦辣)


Chef Nic's Cookies

Place of origin:

Hong Kong


Fortune Cookies Limited

Net weight:

350 g

Best-before date:

October 8, 2018

Non-compliant test parameters :


Detected content:

15.8 grams per 100g

Declared content:

3 grams per 100g

Sampling location:

A retail outlet in Central


  1. The vendor had already removed all batches of the affected products previously upon CFS's advice. The CFS reiterated that the trade should stop selling and remove from shelves the affected products.

  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.

END/Monday, July 16, 2018