Prepackaged Steamed Pork Dumpling with Cabbage sample not in compliance with nutrition label rules
||Steamed Pork Dumpling with Cabbage
|Place of origin:
||CPF Hong Kong Company Limited
|Non-compliant test parameters:
||Total fat and Saturated fatty acids
||Total fat: 11.4g per 100g
Saturated fatty acids: 4.7g per 100g
||Total fat: 7g per 100g
Saturated fatty acids: 2.1g per 100g
||A Supermarket in Pok Fu Lam
- The Centre for Food Safety has urged the vendors concerned to stop selling the incriminated batch of the affected product.
- Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
- 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.
- The Centre for Food Safety will inform the trade, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.
END/ August, 3 2022 (Wednesday)