Prepackaged milk product not in compliance with Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name: A2 COW MILK

“Le Organics”

Place of origin: India
Manufacturer: Warana Dairy And Agro Industries Limited
Net weight: 1L per piece
Use by date: 30.11.2022
Non-compliant test parameters according to regulations: Milk solids other than fat (non-compliant if less than 8.5%)
Detected content: Milk solids other than fat being 7.9 %
Declared content: Not applicable
Sampling location: A warehouse at Kwun Tong
  1. The affected batch of the product is being kept in warehouse and has not entered the market.
  2. According to Regulation 5(1) of the Food and Drugs (Composition And Labelling) Regulations (Cap 132W), if any person advertises for sale, sells or manufactures for sale any food which does not conform to the relevant requirements as to composition prescribed in the Regulations, he shall be guilty of an offence and be liable to a maximum fine of $50,000 and six months' imprisonment upon conviction.
  3. CFS will temporarily suspend the permission to import for sale of the product concerned granted earlier to the importer.
  4. The CFS will inform India authorities of the incident.
  5. The CFS has informed the concerned importer and will continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/Wednesday, November 9, 2022