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  1. News - China

    Food vendors using Weibo and WeChat warned 'you will be held responsible for food safety'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 06:19pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... products via personal Weibo and WeChat accounts will be held responsible under food safety legislation, lawmakers have warned. This is despite the fact such social media apps are not considered ... of the Food Safety Law. The new legislation promises tougher rules on food production, sales and regulation. “Weibo and WeChat cannot be treated as trading platforms,” Chen Xu, deputy director ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1545679/food-vendors-using-weibo-and-wechat-warned-you-will-be-held-responsible
  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    McDonald’s misled Hong Kong food safety authority about rotten meat, says official

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 06:32pm by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Fast food giant told Centre for Food Safety that it had imported food from Hebei plant of troubled Husi Food Company, not Shanghai plant at centre of scandal Food safety authorities in Hong Kong say they were misled by McDonald’s during its investigation last week into whether rotten meat from a factory in Shanghai was sold to Hongkongers. Dr Lee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1561221/mcdonalds-misled-hong-kong-food-safety-authority-about-rotten-meat
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Review of food safety needed

    Posted Jul 29th 2014, 05:24am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Review of food safety needed Food safety in Hong Kong may not be among the world's best. The frightening list of food scares across the border makes us even more ... and reputation, but also highlights inadequacies in our checks and monitoring. A review of our food safety regime is necessary. There can be no disputing that the fast-food giant has done a terrible job ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1561427/review-food-safety-needed
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Food safety must be a priority for government and companies

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 05:04am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial No compromise on food safety Food safety remains an abiding concern on the mainland. With lax regulation and quality control stretched by growth in consumption, ... Centre for Food Safety is investigating the import of products from a plant in Hebei province run by Husi. Given that so many food lines have been tainted by scandal on the mainland, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1557724/food-safety-must-be-priority-government-and-companies
  5. News - China Insider - FOOD

    'Vampire drinks' banned by China’s food safety authority

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:53pm by Chris Luo

    ... Chris Luo chris.luo@scmp.com Made to look like blood, the fruity beverages can no longer sink their teeth into the Chinese market, according to the government China’s food safety authority ... drink-like products”, saying they posed considerable food safety concerns due to the lack of permits or labelling information. It ordered online shopping platforms to suspend all vendors selling ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china-insider/article/1554772/vampire-drinks-banned-chinas-food-safety-authority
  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Food safety law amendment promises to get tough on offenders and more generous to victims

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Amendment to national food safety law promises to get much tougher on offenders and increase compensation for victims of scandals Law revision may increase fines Lawmakers in Beijing are considering amending the law on food safety that promises tougher rules on food production, sales and supervision. This will be the first time the Food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1539906/food-safety-law-amendment-promises-get-tough-offenders-and-more-generous
  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Wal-Mart boosts China food safety budget threefold to 300m yuan

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing Wal-Mart boosts food safety budget threefold Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, will increase its food safety budget in China threefold to 300 million yuan ... inspections and test more of its stores with its two mobile safety labs. China's food and grocery market, set to top US$1.5 trillion by 2016, is crucial for retailers like Wal-Mart and food ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1535237/wal-mart-boosts-china-food-safety-budget-threefold-300m-yuan
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Good riddance to bad rubbish: 15 tonnes of Husi-supplied McDonald's food buried in landfill

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:39am

    ... it. The Centre for Food Safety said it inspected import receipts for the past 24 months of another eight fast food chains – Pizza Hut, Starbucks, 7-Eleven, Subway, Yoshinoya, KFC, Burger King ... but in a sudden reversal on Thursday said it had used products from the Shanghai branch. Dr Helena Wong Pik-wan, chairwoman of the Legislative Council food safety and environmental hygiene panel, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1562530/good-riddance-bad-rubbish-15-tonnes-husi-products-buried-hong-kong
  9. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Stomach bug strikes down Maryland food safety conference

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 08:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters Stomach bug hits food safety meeting A US food safety summit in Maryland earlier this month has become a cautionary tale after more than 100 attendees came down with suspected food ... and are at a loss as to the exact cause of their illness. The April 8-10 meeting at the Baltimore Convention Centre included representatives from the US Food and Drug Administration and the Centres ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1500881/stomach-bug-strikes-down-maryland-food-safety-conference
  10. News - China - FOOD SCANDAL

    KFC owner admits China ‘rotten food’ scandal causing ‘significant’ damage to sales

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:04pm

    ... and Pizza Hut restaurant chains said on Thursday that a food safety scandal in China has hurt sales and might be severe enough to cut into the company’s global profit. Yum Brands, in a filing ... this week that the food safety situation "remains severe" and the existing oversight system "is not effective". China's food testing industry is expected to top 8 billion ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1563324/kfc-owner-admits-china-rotten-food-scandal-causing-significant-damage

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