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

Product name:

“Annette” Mango & Passion Fruit Frozen Confection



Place of origin:



Solution Nine Co., Ltd.

Net weight:

85g per pack

Best-before date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

One permitted colouring matter Allura Red AC was not declared on the product's food label

Detected content:

Colouring matter Allura Red AC was detected

Declared content:

Not applicable

Sampling location:

The CFS collected the frozen confection sample at import level.


  1. The affected batch of the products is being kept in cold store and has 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/Monday, September 28, 2020