Goat’s Milk Beverage Powder not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name::

Bonvitas Goat's Milk Beverage Powder (400g)



Place of origin:



Kiwi Care Ltd.

Net volume:


Best-before date:

July 12, 2021

Non-compliant test parameters:

Protein, Dietary Fibre, Calcium, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Copper, Zinc, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2 & Folic Acid,

Detected content:

Protein: 4.2g/100g

Dietary Fibre: Not detected

Calcium: 130mg/100g

Iron: 0.1mg/100g

Phosphorus: 190mg/100g

Magnesium: 16mg/100g

Copper: Not detected

Zinc: 0.45mg/100g

Manganese: 8ug/100g (i.e. 0.008mg/100g)

Vitamin B1: Not detected

Vitamin B2: 82ug/100g (i.e. 0.082mg/100g)

Folic Acid: Not detected

Declared content:

Protein: 8.8g/100g

Dietary Fibre: 3.4g/100g

Calcium: 558mg/100g

Iron: 0.53mg/100g

Phosphorus: 762mg/100g

Magnesium: 97mg/100g

Copper: 0.037mg/100g

Zinc: 3mg/100g

Manganese: 0.051mg/100g

Vitamin B1: 34.3mg/100g

Vitamin B2: 2.3mg/100g

Folic Acid: 24.2mg/100g

Sampling location:

A supermarket in Causeway Bay


  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/Tuesday, January 2, 2019