Prepackaged Ham sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Smoked Pork Ham



Place of origin:



Animex Foods sp. z o.o.

Net weight:

100 grams

Use by date:

December 10, 2021

Non-compliant test parameters:

Total fat

Detected content:

2.5 g/100g

Declared content:

1.5 g/100g

Sampling location:

A supermarket in Ma On Shan


  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/ Thursday December 9, 2021