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

Product name:

Skimmed Milk



Place of origin:


Manufacturer :


Net weight:

1L per pack

Use By Date:


Non-compliant test parameters :

Milk solids other than milk fat (non-compliant if less than 8.5%)

Detected content:

Milk solids other than milk fat being 8.3%

Declared content:

Not Applicable

Sampling location:

A warehouse in Kwai Tsing


  1. 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.
  2. The Centre for Food Safety has instructed the importer to stop sales of the affected products.
  3. The Centre for Food Safety will temporarily suspend the permission to import for sale of the product concerned granted earlier to the importer.
  4. The Centre for Food Safety will inform Australia authorities of the incident.
  5. The Centre for Food Safety will inform the importer, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/Tuesday, April 9, 2024