Infant formula not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Holle Organic Infant Formula 1



Place of origin:



Hago Limited

Net weight:


Best-before date:

September 30, 2020

Non-compliant test parameters:


Detected content:

320 milligrams per 100g

Declared content:

383 milligrams per 100g

Sampling location:

A supermarket in Wan Chai


  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 21, 2020