Prepackaged Frozen Confections not in compliance with Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name:

Irish Cream


Bruno Gelato

Place of origin:



Manufacturer: Bruno Gelato GmbH

Net weight:

900ml per pack

Best-before date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

Two permitted colouring matters Allura Red AC and Brilliant Blue FCF were not declared on the product's food label.

Detected content:

Two kind of permitted colouring matter Allura Red AC and Brilliant Blue FCF were detected.

Declared content:

Not Applicable

Sampling location:

A cold store in Tsuen Wan


  1. The affected batches of the products are being kept in cold store and have not entered the market.
  2. Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
  3. According to Regulation 4A(1) and 5(1AA) of the Food and Drugs (Composition And Labelling) Regulations (Cap 132W), prepackaged food shall be marked and labelled in the manner prescribed in Schedule 3. Any person who advertises for sale, sells or manufactures for sale any prepackaged food which is not marked or labelled in compliance with regulation 4A(1) or 4B(1) commits an offence and is liable to a fine at level 5 and to imprisonment for 6 months.
  4. The CFS will inform the importer, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/Tuesday, June 4, 2019