Prepackaged rice cake not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

ALLRITE Black Grains Rice Cake



Place of origin:



Priority Corner Co. Ltd..

Distributor :
Andy Anne Global Style Limited

Net weight:

80 grams per bag

Best-before date:

28 February, 2019

Non-compliant test parameters:

  1. Sodium
  2. Saturated Fatty Acids

Detected content:

  1. Sodium: 360 mg per 100g
  2. Saturated Fatty Acids: 1.0 g per 100g

Declared content:

  1. Sodium: 0 mg per 20g
  2. Saturated Fatty Acids: 0 g per 20g

Sampling location:

A supermarket in Kwai Fong


  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.

END/Wednesday, September 19, 2018