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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Health officials meet with fastfood chain over supply of 'rotten meat' to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 03:26pm by Ernest Kao, SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... a Shanghai processing factory. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said this afternoon the meeting’s purpose was to ensure that no affected food has been imported into Hong Kong. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Plan to tighten food safety regulations after 'gutter oil' scandal

    Posted Oct 30th 2014, 04:13am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Tighter food safety rules after 'gutter oil' scandal Hong Kong's health authorities plan to tighten controls over food safety following the Taiwanese "gutter oil" scandal, lawmakers heard yesterday. The new regulations will be stringently enforced on traders who import, sell or produce edible oil, Secretary for Food and Health ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Taiwanese oil ban a bad move, says shop owner

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... with its ban on the import and sale of all edible oil produced in Taiwan. Health Aims proprietor Rhonda Ting yesterday described the ban as a "stupid move" that had not been adequately ... and related products, such as ghee and margarine, to be taken off the shelves pending investigation. Food and Health Secretary Dr Ko Wing-man said Taiwanese officials had not provided Hong Kong ...

  4. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Cooking oil firm's boss appears in Taiwan court over food scandal

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 06:38pm by Lawrence Chung

    ... with the tainted oil, were pulled from shelves by health authorities in the past week. Wei was allegedly involved in another edible oil scandal in November that involved Wei Chuan Food buying low-priced ...

  5. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    8 more Ting Hsin-linked executives held in tainted cooking oil scandal

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 05:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... surrounding Ting Hsin come after officials from another cooking oil producer, Chang Guann, were formally charged with using recycled food waste in its food products. Health minister Chiu Wen-ta ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Gang of six arrested for illegally carbonating draft beer

    Posted Sep 23rd 2014, 06:09pm by He Huifeng

    ... People who consumed the tainted beer could be deprived of oxygen and suffer other health effects. Although the report said as many as 30,000 people might have had the tainted beer, ...

  7. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Taiwan orders food plant checks after cooking oil scandal

    Posted Sep 08th 2014, 05:21am by Lawrence Chung

    ... will be carried out over 30 months. The administration also appealed for calm saying there was no evidence the tainted oil posed a serious risk to people's health. A factory owner in Pingtung ... District Court on Saturday ordered that Kuo remain in custody. Chiang Yu-mei, the deputy director-general of the Food and Drug Administration, said the oil should not pose a serious health risk. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Another 141 firms linked to 'gutter oil' products named by Hong Kong watchdog

    Posted Sep 17th 2014, 04:35am by Danny Mok

    ... for questioning. The next day, Hong Kong banned the import and sale of Chang Guann lard and cooking oil made after March 1. Health chief Dr Ko Wing-man said earlier that officials collected the 383 names ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Tackle 'gutter oil' from the source, says lawmaker Tommy Cheung

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 06:32am by Phila Siu

    ... for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man and Secretary for the Environment Wong Kam-sing met last week to discuss measures to strengthen the regulation of edible oils. In a statement after the meeting, ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Hong Kong plans tougher laws in response to 'gutter oil' scandal

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 02:46pm by Ernest Kao

    ... food and health minister Dr Ko Wing-man said yesterday. "We believe it is the right time to implement these measures." UPDATED: Hong Kong 'gutter oil' map v3.0- Is your ...




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