Prepackaged Ham sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Black Forest Ham Deli Thin-sliced


Healthy Ones

Place of origin:



Eastar International Trading Ltd.

Net weight:

7 oz

Use By:


Non-compliant test parameters:


Detected content:


Declared content:

360mg/54g (=666.7mg/100g)

Sampling location:

A supermarket at Wan Chai District


  1. The CFS has urged 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/ November 26, 2021 (Friday)