Prepackaged smoked salmon sample not in compliance with Food and Drugs (Composition and Labelling) Regulations

Product name:

Gold Medal Tasmanian Smoked Salmon


Huon Valley Salmon

Place of origin:



Tas’Mania Limited

Net Weight:


Use-by date:


Non-compliant test parameters:

One permitted antioxidant Butylated hydroxytoluene (B.H.T.) was not declared on the ingredient list of the food label

Detected content:

80 ppm

Declared content:

Not applicable
Sampling location:

A retail outlet in Wan Chai District


  1. The Centre for Food Safety has urged the vendor concerned to stop selling the incriminated batch of the affected product.

  2. Prosecution will be instituted should there be sufficient evidence.
  3. According to Regulation 4A(1) and 5(1AA) of the Food and Drugs (Composition And Labelling) Regulations (Cap 132W), prepackaged food shall be marked and labelled in the manner prescribed in Schedule 3. Any person who advertises for sale, sells or manufactures for sale any prepackaged food which is not marked or labelled in compliance with regulation 4A(1) commits an offence and is liable to a fine at level 5 and to imprisonment for 6 months.
  4. The Centre for Food Safety will inform the trade, continue to follow up on the case and take appropriate action.

END/ June, 18 2024 (Tuesday)