Cheese sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Tillamook Sharp Cheddar Cheese (340g)



Place of origin:



PARKnSHOP (HK) Limited

Net weight:

340 grams

Use by date:

27 October 2021

Non-compliant test parameter:

Trans fatty acids

Detected content:


Declared content:


Sampling location:

A supermarket at Western District


  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. 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.
  4. The CFS will inform the trade, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action

END/Friday, May 14, 2021