Prepackaged Gerber Yogurt Melts (Mixed Berries flavor) not in compliance with food label rules

Product name:

Gerber Yogurt Melts (Mixed Berries flavor)



Place of origin:


Importer / Manufacturer:

Importer: Nestlé Hong Kong Limited

Manufacturer: Oregon Freeze Dry

Net weight:


Best-before date:

08.04.19 (DD/MM/YY)

Non-compliant test parameters:

Vitamin A

Detected content:

2600ug RE/100g

Declared content:

928ug RE/100g

Sampling location:

A supermarket in Sheung Wan


  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, April 17, 2019