Prepackaged Nuts sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Cashews Raw


Nature’s Choice

Place of origin:



The Natural Tea Company (H.K.) Limited

Net weight:

110 grams

Best-before date:

March 14, 2023
Non-compliant test parameters: Sodium
Detected content: 22 mg /100g
Declared content: 12 mg /100g
Sampling location:

A supermarket in North Point


  1. The CFS will alert the trade to stop selling affected product with unsatisfactory result of the incriminated batch.
  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/ Tuesday November 16, 2021