Prepackaged Frozen Confection not in compliance with Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name: Boran - Black Sticky Rice with Taro Frozen Confectionery
Brand: “été”
Place of origin: Thailand
Manufacturer: Perfect Companion Group Company Limited 
Net Weight: 75g per pack
Best before date: 04.02.2024
Non-compliant test parameters: Two permitted colouring matters Carmoisine and Brilliant Blue FCF were not declared on the product's food label
Detected content: Colouring matters Carmoisine and Brilliant Blue FCF were detected
Declared content: Not applicable
Sampling location: A cold store at Fanling


  1. The affected batch of the product is being kept in cold store and has not entered the market.
  2. Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
  3. According to Regulation 4A(1) and 5(1AA) of the Food and Drugs (Composition And Labelling) Regulations (Cap 132W), prepackaged food shall be marked and labelled in the manner prescribed in Schedule 3. Any person who advertises for sale, sells or manufactures for sale any prepackaged food which is not marked or labelled in compliance with regulation 4A(1) or 4B(1) commits an offence and is liable to a fine at level 5 and to imprisonment for 6 months.
  4. The CFS will inform the concerned importer and continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/ Tuesday, March 29, 2022