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  1. One-year survey to track habits with high-risk food

    Posted Mar 08th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A $3.2 million survey, expected to be the most comprehensive study of its kind, will track people's eating habits for one year with a focus on food commonly involved in food ... Interviewers will use a list of 110 such items to check people's eating habits with high-risk food. 'We have special concerns about these kinds of food, because they have been involved ...

  2. Would warning labels on food make people eat healthier?

    Posted May 04th 2011, 12:00am

    ... have now: not much. Many people still smoke. Warning labels on food would not change the eating habits of most people. Many people already know that fast food is not good for them. Yet ... ineffective but also unjust in some cases. What the government needs to do is educate people about healthy diets so they can develop healthier eating habits. Cathy Chan, 16, CCC Kei Chi Secondary ...

  3. Seafood revealed as biggest source of dangerous toxins

    Posted Dec 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Safety. The highest levels were found in mandarin fish, followed by oysters and pomfret. However, the toxins are not consumed at dangerous levels based on Hongkongers' normal eating habits, so the findings were no cause for alarm, said Dr Xiao Ying, a food safety officer at the centre. 'People should not stop eating fish, because fish contains many essential ...

  4. Suppression of bad news shows old habits die hard

    Posted Aug 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were buried by tonnes of mud and had no hope of survival. The selective news blackout suggests that suppression of bad news remains an unedifying habit that dies hard on the mainland. ...

  5. Cyclists point to poor safety habits

    Posted Apr 12th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Cyclists in Tseung Kwan O say they are lucky to have a number of cycling paths, but they admit their road safety awareness is weak. Mrs Wong, who lives in Tiu Keng Leng and regularly cycles to Hang Hau and Tseung Kwan O (see graphic above), said ...

  6. Time for habits to change

    Posted Dec 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... so be it. The loss of revenue will have to be borne by the airline or, perhaps, by compulsory insurance. It is time for habits to change. The days of the macho person ('It's only ...

  7. Public warned not to eat Irish pork, bacon

    Posted Dec 08th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Food Safety in Hong Kong has warned the public not to eat any pork or bacon products made in the Irish Republic, after authorities there ordered a recall because toxic dioxins were detected in samples of animal feed and pork fat. ...

  8. Elderly man in ICU with flesh-eating disease

    Posted Nov 07th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 77-year-old man from Wong Tai Sin was in intensive care with the potentially fatal infection necrotising fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease, the Centre for Health Protection said. He had developed swelling of the left hand, which he injured while preparing a fish meal at home, and a fever on Sunday, and was admitted to United Christian Hospital. ...

  9. Mercury risk if teens eat too much fish

    Posted Apr 17th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam Teenagers have been warned they risk consuming too much mercury if they eat a lot of fish. And pregnant women or those hoping to conceive have been warned to avoid certain fish ... how much fish a high consumer would have to eat to be at risk. Only three samples of one of the species tested- alfonsino, also known as red sea bream- were found to have mercury levels ...

  10. Public warned not to eat chili products

    Posted Jul 20th 2007, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok People were warned not to eat three brands of hot dog chili sauce because of possible contamination by the deadly botulinum toxin. The Centre for Food Safety also appealed to traders to stop selling the products- 10-ounce cans of Castleberry's hot dog chili sauce (universal product code 3030000101), Austex hot dog chili sauce (3030099533) and Kroger hot dog chili ...




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