A flat rice noodle sample not in compliance with Preservatives in Food Regulation

Product name:

Flat rice noodle

Place of origin:



Grace Cup International Trading Company Limited

Non-compliance Test Parameter:

Sulphur dioxide

Detected level:

150 ppm

Legal limit:

20 ppm

Sampling location:

The Centre for Food Safety took the flat rice noodle sample at import level


  1. The Centre for Food Safety has instructed the importer to stop selling the affected product.

  2. According to the Preservatives in Food Regulation (Cap. 132BD), any person who sells food with preservative above the legal limit may be prosecuted and is liable to a maximum fine of $50,000 and six months' imprisonment upon conviction.

  3. The Centre for Food Safety will follow up on the unsatisfactory testing result, including tracing the source of the food in question and taking samples for testing.

  4. Investigation is ongoing.

END/ Wednesday, May 22, 2024