Prepackaged Cashew and Walnut Mixed Powder not in compliance with nutrition label rules
|Cashew and Walnut Mixed Powder
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|Place of origin:
|Organic Gardens International Limited
|Non-compliant test parameters:
Total Carbohydrates: 61g per 100g
Total Fat: 26.6g per 100g
Total Carbohydrates: 83.4g per 100g
Total Fat: 4.5g per 100g
|A retail shop in Eastern District
- 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/ February 7, 2024 (Wednesday)