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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China needs incentives for environmental health and safety

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Henry Miller

    ... is unfit for human consumption or contact. China has also gained a reputation for food and drug contamination. Internal criticism of the Chinese government's management of health, safety ... Henry Miller Henry Miller says China can beef up its health and environmental policies as the West did A safety culture rests on the right incentives China's environmental authorities ...

  2. Joint effort to boost food safety

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang China aims to improve its food safety standards by collaborating with a leading international producer of scientific instruments. The Chinese Centre for Disease Control ... with the US-based Waters Corporation. The company will provide technology and expertise, and work alongside Chinese scientists to improve China's food-safety testing laboratories. The government may ...

  3. Dedicated food safety centre proposed

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A dedicated centre for food safety could be set up next year to improve Hong Kong's response to food scares and enhance monitoring and controls, the government said yesterday. 'We are actively considering the establishment of a centre for food safety,' said the Deputy Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Eddy Chan Yuk-tak. The centre would ...

  4. WHO urges Beijing to establish code of ethics on food safety

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai WHO officials have urged China and the rest of Asia to implement more effective measures to improve food safety, after a scandal involving substandard infant formula on the mainland earlier this year left at least 12 babies dead. 'China should build up its national food-control system, with basic elements like laws, inspections and an understanding ...

  5. HK delegation visits US food safety centre

    Posted Sep 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.49pm: A Hong Kong delegation overnight (HK time) visited the United States Centre for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (CFSAN) in the capital city, Washington DC. A government spokesman said the visit was part of a fact-finding trip to gather information about food safety regulations in other countries. CFSAN is under the US Department of Health ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Ginger farmers using toxic pesticide

    Posted May 06th 2013, 04:25pm by Ernest Kao

    ... growing list of food scandals. An investigative report by China Central Television (CCTV), which aired on Saturday, discovered farmers in Weifang city had been using the pesticide aldicarb “three ... found aldicarb no longer met food safety standards and had posed "unacceptable dietary risks", especially to infants and young children.   ...

  7. News - China - ENVIRONMENT

    Cradle of Communist Party at centre of dead pig fiasco

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Region famed as the birthplace of China's Communist Party forced to revise its methods after tide of rotting hogs is linked to its farmers Source of dead ... in that part of China, and extensive media coverage of the incident has depicted a region of scattered, small-scale farms, where until recently carcasses pigs that died of disease or neglect were ...

  8. Agriculture official urges more controls before growing GM foods

    Posted Mar 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in October, making China the first country to allow the use of such technology in its most important staple foods. The moves sparked debate on the safety and timing of the introduction of GM rice ... to grow such crops. Vice-Minister of Agriculture Wei Chaoan said yesterday that safety licences for transgenic food were not the same thing as permits for commercial planting. 'We need ...

  9. Food stability key to inflation control

    Posted Mar 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... proactive measures to boost the cultivation of genetically modified (GM) crops to ensure there was stable food production. 'China is a big producer and consumer of agricultural products. Undoubtedly, we should have a share [in the global market] concerning agricultural hi-tech, including biological technology,' he said. The mainland issued safety certificates to one GM corn ...

  10. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ CADMIUM

    Quiz: Cadmium in food

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... threats. According to the Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety, cadmium is ingested mainly through food. Plants, animals, fish and shellfish will absorb cadmium when grown in a contaminated ... 1. Last year, cadmium made the headlines in China after being found in which crop? a. rice b. choi sum c. corn 2. Eating food contaminated with high levels of cadmium can cause short-term ...




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