Prepackaged Milk product not in compliance with Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name:

"Berti" UHT Semi-skimmed Milk



Place of origin:



Ljubljanske mlekarne d.o.o. at Ljubljana, Tolstojeva 63, Slovenia

Net weight:

1L per pack

Best Before date:

August 12, 2021

Non-compliant test parameters:

Quantity of milk fat

Detected content:

Milk fat being 1.42% (less than 1.5%)

Declared content:

Not Applicable

Sampling location:

A warehouse in Tsuen Wan


  1. The affected batch of the product is being kept in warehouse and has not entered the market.
  2. According to Regulation 5(1) of the Food and Drugs (Composition And Labelling) Regulations (Cap 132W), if any person advertises for sale, sells or manufactures for sale any food which does not conform to the relevant requirements as to composition prescribed in the Regulations, he shall be guilty of an offence and be liable to a maximum fine of $50,000 and six 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 Slovenia authorities of the incident.
  5. The CFS has informed the importer and will continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/Friday, November 6, 2020