Prepackaged margarine not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Goodman Fielder - Olive Grove Margarine (375g)


Goodman Fielder

Place of origin:



GrainCorp Foods Australia, 1 Roberts Street West Footscray, VIC 3012, Australia.

Distributor :
Goodman Fielder International (HK) Ltd, 707-8 Tai Yau Bldg, 181 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Net weight:


Best-before date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

Trans Fat

Detected content:


Declared content:


Sampling location:

A supermarket in Kowloon Bay


  1. The CFS has urged the trade to stop selling and removing from shelves all batches 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/ Monday, September 24, 2018