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

Product name:

Frozen Strawberry Kakigori Sauce
Brand: “After You Dessert Cafe”
Place of origin:


Manufacturer: After You Public Company Limited
Net weight:

500g per pack

Use by date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

One permitted colouring matters Carmoisine was not declared on the product's food label

Detected content:

Colouring matter Carmoisine was detected

Declared content:

Not applicable

Sampling location:

A cold store at Tsuen Wan

  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/Thursday April 21, 2022