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  1. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Half of mainland consumers no longer trust Western fast-food companies after scandal

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:02pm by Cece Zhang cece.zhang@scmp.com

    ... formula in 2008. That scandal left 300,000 babies sick and resulted in six premature deaths. Other stories including fake eggs, diseased pork, recycled oil, mislabelled meat have only led ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Reusable shopping bags may be bringing home bacteria

    Posted Nov 16th 2013, 04:39am by Lana Lam

    ... it advised the public to prevent foodborne disease by storing perishable items in the fridge and keeping raw and cooked food in separate containers to avoid cross contamination. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Trans-fat found in mainland China milk formula brands

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI, Celine Sun

    ... in baby milk formula Three popular mainland milk powder brands contain trans-fat that experts say could lead to heart disease and should be avoided by infants, a laboratory test commissioned ... it may affect brain and eye development. Long-term over-consumption of trans-fat can lead to heart and circulatory diseases. Chiu said trans-fat can occur naturally in food, or emerge when food ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Pharmacy group to name 'unsafe' brands of milk powder

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Natalie Wai and Lo Wei

    ... a response," said Iris Chang Yee-man, the academy's specialist pharmacist in infectious disease. "We have the obligation to ensure the products are safe for the public." The academy ...

  5. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Guangzhou reveals details on cadmium tainting as public pressure mounts

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... and Engineering. Food inspectors took a total of eight samples. They found all contained excessive levels of cadmium, a heavy metal that can cause kidney failure, bone disease and other ailments ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Rat meat sold as lamb in latest China food scandal

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 11:42pm by He Huifeng

    ... and expensive to run a legal business in China In Liaoning, a gang had sold more than 20,000 diseased and dead chickens to restaurants since 2007, disguising the putrefaction by adding strong spices ...

  7. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    High cadmium levels found in Guangzhou rice

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... be under pressure from provinces where the rice was produced. Excessive intake of cadmium can lead to kidney failure, lung impairment, bone diseases and cancer, according to studies. The heavy ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - FOOD SAFETY

    Smoked salmon blamed for salmonella outbreak in Netherlands

    Posted Oct 03rd 2012, 03:05pm by Associated Press at The Hague, Netherlands

    ... – and likely more – have been sickened in the Netherlands by a strain of the bacteria called Salmonella Thompson. A representative for the US Centres for Disease and Control Prevention, Lola Russell, ...



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