Food Alert: Pearl River Bridge Brand Yellow Rock Sugar Sample from China Was Found to Contain Preservative, Sulphur Dioxide, Exceeding Macao’s Food Safety Standard


Ref. N° : 004/DSA/2023

Dear Sir/Madam,
Please find the food alert below for further details:

Questionable food productsProduct name: YELLOW ROCK SUGAR
Net WT: 454 g/ 16oz
Place of origin: China
Barcode: 722337401076
Macao Sole distributor: 澳門中國土特產公司
Durability Indication/ Lot CodeBEST BEFORE:
日D/ 月M/ 年Y
22 02 2025
SourceDepartment of Food Safety, IAM, Macao
Reasons for Issuing AlertThe above-mentioned sample contained Preservative, Sulphur Dioxide, at a level of 134 mg/kg, exceeding limits set in Macao Regulamento Administrativo n.º 7/2019 “Normas relativas à utilização de conservantes e antioxidantes em géneros alimentícios” (Standard for Uses of Preservatives and Antioxidants in Foodstuffs).
Advice to Trade/ Consumer1. Please take necessary actions to ensure all products for sale are fit for human consumption.
2. Do not sell or use the above product.
3. Please visit the Food Safety Information website at for latest information.                 
4. If there are any enquiries, please contact the Department of Food Safety via 28338181.
Municipal Affairs Bureau
Department of Food Safety