Passion by Mama Brand Red Chili Flakes May Contain Non-permitted Colouring Matter Sudan Dyes


Ref. N° : 023/DSA/2022

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

Questionable food productsProduct name: Red Chili Flakes
Brand: Passion by Mama
Place of origin: India
Net weight: 80 grams per pack
HK Distributor: Co Op Buy Ltd.
Durability Indication/ Lot CodeBest-before date: September 5, 2023
SourceHong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS)
Reasons for Issuing AlertThe Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety (CFS) announced that the CFS has collected the above-mentioned samples from an online shop for testing under its routine Food Surveillance Programme. The test result showed that the sample contained Sudan I at a level of 0.179 parts per million and Sudan IV at a level of 0.043 parts per million, and the affected batch of the product is now being recalled.
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