Egg sandwiches detected with excessive total bacterial count

Food name:

Egg sandwiches

Place of origin:

Hong Kong

Non-compliant test parameters:

Total Bacterial Count

Detected content:

120,000 per gram

Sampling location:

A restaurant in Chai Wan


  1. The CFS has informed the vendor concerned of the unsatisfactory test result and advised it to stop selling the food item concerned immediately. The CFS has also inspected the licensed restaurant which supplied the food concerned, provided health education on food safety and hygiene to the person-in-charge and staff of the premises, and requested it to review and improve the food production process and carry out thorough cleaning and disinfection.
  2. The CFS will continue to follow up on the incident and take appropriate action to safeguard food safety and public health.

END/Tuesday, July 20, 2021