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  1. Third of Chinese medicine products may have to go

    Posted Nov 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dealers' Guild chairman Wong Ping-ming said: 'A laboratory test costs HK$100,000. If I have 10 products, it will cost me HK$1 million.' He said Chinese herbal products, which were made ...

  2. Disadvantaged to benefit when historic tenement becomes medical centre

    Posted Feb 21st 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... associate dean of the university's school of Chinese medicine, told the media at the site. CSSA recipients will get a consultation at the internal medicine clinic and two doses of herbal ... and Sundays. It will offer internships to students and training courses to practitioners. Professor Bian said the ground floor would be 'for the community', with an activity centre, a herbal ...

  3. Celebrated botanist remembered as mother figure

    Posted Jun 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joanna Chiu joanna.chiu@scmp.com Dr Hu Shiu-ying, a world-renowned botanist and Chinese herbal medicine researcher, never had children. But at her funeral service yesterday, colleagues, ... medicine, study at the Chinese University or drink herbal tea, please don't forget about Dr Hu.' ...

  4. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - LYNAM UP

    Lynam Up: herbal spirit Cocalero puts a fresh spin on coca without the kick

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 09:36am by Robin Lynam

    ... "herbal spirit" does contain alcohol, but a significant part of its flavour is awarded by the coca plant from which cocaine is made. Don't get too excited- it has about as much narcotic ... herbal liqueur," he says. Coincidentally, Cole Porter was born in Peru. Peru, Indiana, admittedly, but perhaps he would have got a kick from Cocalero, after all. ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Herbal remedies not what they seem, say Canadian researchers

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 09:05pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times DNA tests carried out by Canadian research team show supplements labelled as medicinal herbs contain 'fillers' such as rice and weeds Herbal remedies not what they seem Billions of dollars are spent around the world each year on unproven herbal supplements that promise everything from fighting off colds to curbing hot flushes and boosting memory. But now ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - BUSINESS

    Scandal-hit herbal chain Hoi Tin Tong may scale back business

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... Johnny Tam johnny.tam@scmp.com Hoi Tin Tong founder laments poor sales even as tests he commissioned produce positive results Scandal-hit herbal chain may scale back business Beleaguered herbal chain Hoi Tin Tong may scale back business, its founder says, weeks after twin scandals hit the company last month, when it was accused of selling mouldy jelly and jelly with almost ...

  7. Lifestyle - Health

    On the hunt for herbal remedies

    Posted Oct 07th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... concedes there have been concerns over the safety and long-term effects of some herbal formulations, and consumers often find it difficult to tell fad from fact. Some companies will take the high ... through a friend in the herbal business. A staple food in the Andes for more than 2,000 years, the turnip-shaped vegetable is said to aid mental clarity and even enhance libido. Kilham approached ...

  8. Business - China Business - THE INTERVIEW

    Herbal drink giant's recipe for home-grown success

    Posted Sep 21st 2013, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Coca-Cola' Herbal drink giant's recipe for home-grown success Leading mainland beverage maker JDB Group has been dubbed "China's Coca-Cola" because of its business model, which ... beverages on the mainland. And most of its success comes from a single product- a traditional herbal tea- much as Coca-Cola achieved with its homonymic product for more than a century. ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Video of herbal shop apparently removing mould from jelly ‘is a fake’

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Andrea Chen

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou and Andrea Chen Centre of Food Safety looks into mainland video smearing reputation of Hoi Tin Tong after popular herbal chain makes police report Video of mouldy jelly 'is a fake' The city's food-quality watchdog will look into a mainland video clip purporting to show an employee at a popular herbal chain store cleaning off mould-covered ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CONSUMER COUNCIL

    Consumer Council gets 12 complaints over mouldy herbal jelly hotline

    Posted Sep 17th 2013, 12:00am by Andrea Chen and Lo Wei

    ... of a herbal chain accused of selling mouldy jelly. Hoi Tin Tong had promised to refund cash coupons within 10 days of customers registering on the hotline. "We hope Hoi Tin Tong will improve its ... This was followed by a university study that found the company's turtle shell herbal jelly contained almost no shell. Customer Catherine Wong Lai-cheung filed a complaint yesterday after she could ...




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