Prepackaged bread sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules

Product name:

Pain de Mie Bread (4pcs)
Brand: DonQ
Place of origin:

Hong Kong

Manufacturer: DONQ (Hong Kong) Limited

4 pcs

Use by:


Non-compliant test parameters:


Detected content:

490 mg/100g

Declared content:

309 mg/100g

Sampling location:

A department store at Eastern district

  1. The “use by date” of the affected batch is May 18, 2022, and the affected batch of the product had been sold out.
  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/ June 1, 2022 (Wednesday)