Honey in breach of Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name:

Tualang Honey Premium Black Honey (375g)


Tualang Honey

Place of origin:



Health Harvest Food Limited

Net weight:


Best-before date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

Sucrose content

Detected content:


Declared content:


Sampling location:

A supermarket at Causeway Bay


  1. The CFS has urged the trade to stop selling the same 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 Sec. 7 of Part I of Schedule 1 to Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations (Cap. 132W), if any person sells honey shall contain more than 5% of sucrose, 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, December 1, 2020