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  1. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Consumer watchdog names and shames milk-powder trader over dodgy online practices

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 11:40am by Ada Lee

    ... Birth Enterprise, a company registered in Hong Kong, from May last year until June this year. Birth Enterprise sells milk powder and other baby products through its website, birth.hk Most ... only a mobile phone number is provided, and the company's business address in Hong Kong has been deleted. All of the company's victims were from the mainland and ordered milk powder ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Parents warned to choose child car seats and baby wipes carefully

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 02:09pm by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... with an airbag, he said. The consumer watchdog also said health claims about milk powder products for older people were often exaggerated, and that healthy people with balanced diets did not need them.   ... Samuel Chan samuel.chan@scmp.com Rashes, hormone issues could stem from chemicals found in many samples of baby wipes tested by the Consumer Council Watchdog warns on baby wipes, car seats ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Move to protect Hong Kong milk formula stocks by making it 'reserved commodity'

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... proposal. Before the meeting, however, Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said: "We hope to ensure that milk powder can be more conveniently delivered to mothers and babies [in a] joint Hong ... trading of such daily necessities. She suggested each traveller could carry only two cans of milk powder when leaving the city. "When there is a shortage of an essential food on which Hong ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Two-can limit on milk powder to stop cross-border traders

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Amy Nip

    ... in milk powder People departing Hong Kong will be limited to taking two cans, or 1.8kg, of milk powder in the latest government effort to crack down on trading by mainlanders that has led ... struggling to find milk formula for their children- said traders may still stockpile powder and make multiple trips across the border to sell it in Shenzhen at higher prices. Announcing the plan ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Milk powder supplies still not meeting needs

    Posted Jan 24th 2014, 04:18am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Milk powder supplies still not meeting needs Shortages of infant milk powder are still plaguing many areas of the city a year after an export limit was introduced, with popular brands unavailable in 90 per cent of stores in some districts, according to a watchdog's report. The Consumer Council canvassed 137 shops in 10 districts to document ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Government set to crackdown on infant formula trading

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, Thomas Chan, Tony Cheung

    ... Emily Tsang, Thomas Chan and Tony Cheung Milk powder will be a 'reserved commodity' to stop cross-border traders buying up supplies Infant formula traders set to face crackdown ... [milk powder]. Every time I come [to Hong Kong], I carry as many cans as I can." Internet users said traders were scrambling to buy powder in places such as Sheung Shui, Mong Kok and Tseung ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    No more shocks at supermarket as prices go up just 0.9pc in a year

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 05:45am by Amy Nip

    ... per cent in 2012, went up by just 4 per cent. "We are not sure if the stabilisation of infant formula prices has to do with the [two-tin] milk powder quota," Wong said. "What we ... than two tins of milk powder out of the city. While the slowing down of price increases is good news for consumers, the council said it had received more complaints against supermarkets. Last ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Government goes for faster formula to tighten control of milk powder

    Posted Feb 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A faster formula for tightening control The government has opted for the quicker of two legal options to tighten control over the supply of milk formula. ... approach from one suggested earlier by lawmaker Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who wanted to see milk formula added to the Reserved Commodities Ordinance along with rice. This would restrict its import ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Cross-border limit on baby milk may breach trade rules

    Posted Feb 14th 2013, 12:00am by ERIC NG AND AMY NIP

    ... Eric Ng and Amy Nip Legal expert warns that planned two-can limit on cross-border business could breach the World Trade Organisation's rules Fear over limit on baby milk formula A cap on the amount of milk formula travellers can take out of Hong Kong could breach World Trade Organisation rules. The government announced this month it planned to limit the number of cans people can take ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Retailers could be blacklisted over milk formula shortages

    Posted Jan 26th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... to domestic ones because of health scares such as the adulteration, revealed in 2008, of milk with the industrial chemical melamine, which killed six babies and made 300,000 ill. An investigation ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Health chief warns sellers may be blacklisted by suppliers, and prosecuted if they break laws Retailers could be barred over milk formula shortages ...




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