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

Product name:

Mango Tango Sorbet(100g)


The Royal

Place of origin:



Global Inter Food And Beverage Co. Ltd.


Cheung Wo Food Supply Company Limited

Net weight:

100g per pack

Best-before date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

One permitted colouring matter Ponceau 4R was not declared on the product's food label.

Detected content:

One kind of permitted colouring matter Ponceau 4R was detected

Declared content:

Not Applicable

Sampling location:

A cold store in Tuen Mun


  1. The CFS had urged the importer to stop selling and removing from shelves the affected product.

  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 continue to follow up the case and take appropriate action.

END/Friday, October 11, 2019