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  1. 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 ... necessary at this stage, but the root of the problem is about supply," said Wong. "We have been in talks with infant formula suppliers, urging them to be consistent in their supply ...

  2. 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

    ... cent. The price of a Sara Lee pound cake rose 13.7 per cent. The price of dairy products or eggs saw the second largest increase at 4.6 per cent. The price of infant formula, which surged 17.3 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 ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Give your pets dried food despite discovery of cancer toxins, vets say

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:11pm by Amy Nip and Johnny Tam

    ... HK’s Cats and Dogs group, agreed. “Dried food, such as infant milk formula in the market, contains different nutrition values that are good for pets’ health,” Li said. Feeding dried food ... of the carcinogen aflatoxin B1, which can also cause liver damage, in four dog foods and three cat foods, including Purina One Smart Blend chicken and rice formula adult premium dog food, and Kitekat tuna ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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

    ... TO PROTECT MILK FORMULA STOCKS The city is considering making infant milk formula a "reserved commodity" after executive councillor Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee floated the idea to restrict ... chaired an inter-departmental meeting to discuss how to secure a steady supply of baby milk formula for local mothers. The Commerce and Economic Development Bureau said: "We know about ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Retailers could be blacklisted over milk formula shortages

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

    ... 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 Retailers risk being blacklisted by infant-milk-formula suppliers if they use dubious sales practices that cause shortages, and prosecuted if they break laws, the health chief said yesterday. ...

  7. 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 The government is likely to announce measures to crack down on the cross-border trading of infant formula today, the South China Morning Post has learnt. Making infant milk formula a "reserved ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER AFFAIRS

    Cancer-causing toxin found in Hong Kong pet food sparks alarm

    Posted Apr 15th 2014, 01:44pm by Amy Nip

    ... found in four dog foods and three cat foods ranged from one to two micrograms per kilogram. They include Purina One Smart Blend chicken and rice formula adult premium dog food, and Kitekat tuna ... was an "unavoidable natural contaminant" found in grains such as corn, barley and rice. Another, AvoDerm, said it had since replaced the corn in its formula that was believed to be the source ...

  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

    ... Legal expert warns that planned two-can limit on cross-border business could breach the World Trade Organisation's rules A cap on the amount of milk formula travellers can take out ... the compliance of the proposal with World Trade Organisation requirements." Meanwhile, free-market opponents of the proposal say a limit on milk formula is wrong for another reason - that people ...

  10. 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

    ... - 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 ... Emily Tsang and Amy Nip Cross-border market in baby formula leads to series of tough measures, with fines of up to HK$2 million and seven-year jail sentences Two-can limit to stop trade ...




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