Prepackaged chocolate sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Monty Bojangles Pink Bouquet Box - Choccy Scoffy (Cocoa Dusted Truffles)


Monty Bojangles

Place of origin:

United Kingdom


European Gourmet Limited
Unit 02, 10/F, Core 45, 43-45 Tsun Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Net weight:

110 grams
Best-before date: Feb 28, 2023
Non-compliant test parameters: Sodium
Detected content: 67 mg /100g
Declared content: 40 mg /100g
Sampling location:

A supermarket in Taikoo


  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/ Mar 1, 2022 (Tuesday)