Coliform bacteria exceeds legal limit in Frozen Confections sample

Product name:

Daily Fresh

  1. Frozen Confections - Chocolate (12 x 90g)
  2. Frozen Confections - Durian (12 x 90g)


Daily Fresh

Place of origin:


Plant name and address:

Daily Fresh Foods Sdn Bhd

PLO 16, Jalan SR/3, Kawasan Perindustrian Simpang Renggam 1, 86200 Simpang Renggam, Johor, Malaysia


Kang Long Southasia Foods Company

Net weight:

  1. 54kg
  2. 108kg

Best-before date:

  1. 05.02.2022
  2. 17.02.2022

Non-compliant test parameters:

Contains more than 100 coliform bacteria per gram

Detected content:

  1. 5 samples from the same batch contain 450 to 630 coliform bacteria per gram
  2. 4 samples from the same batch contain 140 to 220 coliform bacteria per gram

Sampling location:

A cold store at Chai Wan


  1. The affected batches of the products are being kept in cold store and have not entered the market.
  2. Under the Frozen Confections Regulation (Cap 132AC), frozen confection for sale should not contain more than 100 coliform bacteria per gram. The maximum penalty for offenders is a fine of $10,000 and three months' imprisonment upon conviction. 
  3. CFS will temporarily suspended the permission to import for sale of the product concerned granted earlier to the importer.
  4. The CFS will inform the Malaysian authorities of the incident.
  5. The CFS has informed the importer, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/Monday, October 12, 2020