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  1. Dead men walking at work every day

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... observers of workers' occupational health and safety issues agree that standards have improved considerably, another Bhopal-type tragedy can never be ruled out. Almost as many people die ... with the best safety codes in their factories in developing countries. Consumer pressure meant stringent monitoring and high standards. Occupational health and safety expert Tsuyoshi Kawakami, who has ...

  2. New Zealand partner stresses safety efforts

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... to protect the safety and health of consumers,' a company statement said. Sanlu had advised its foreign partner of the quality problem and was recalling affected products in China, it said. ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra, which owns a 43 per cent stake in Sanlu, said yesterday that it was working to ensure the safety of consumers, but a spokeswoman ...

  3. Manufacturer looks to RFID for food safety and quality

    Posted Oct 10th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... They have to consider so many issues: price, packaging, perceived quality, brand preference, product availability, environmental concerns, and health and safety concerns.' In addition ... in different countries and regions.' Concern over the quality and safety of food has also reached near fever pitch. This has been heightened by recent food scares on the mainland. Western ...

  4. HK, mainland bodies clash on melamine tests

    Posted Nov 05th 2008, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... would be included in the inspection certificates for live chickens in future, a Food and Health Bureau spokeswoman would not comment. But she acknowledged that city officials were in talks ... were finished. Meanwhile, melamine test results on chilled pork and chilled chicken have been satisfactory, the Centre for Food Safety revealed yesterday. Some 56 samples of milk, milk powder, ...

  5. Patients defend use of cancer drug to treat eye disease

    Posted Apr 29th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to treat AMD is unfounded and not based on evidence'. Association president Iris Chang said the two drugs were different chemical entities, and the impact of such differences on patient safety was still not known. The National Institute of Health in the United States is conducting a large-scale comparative study on the effects of the two drugs. Preliminary results are expected ...

  6. Helicopter in harbour plunge was subject to safety alert

    Posted Jul 11th 2010, 12:00am by Niall Fraser

    ... Niall Fraser The Macau-bound helicopter which was forced to ditch in Victoria Harbour last weekend was the subject of a worldwide safety alert. Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department ... October by European safety officials. The directive details a 'de-bonding' problem with panels on the 15-seater aircraft's tail boom and mandates rigorous daily checks ...

  7. Boy, 11, is backed over bleached mushroom tests

    Posted Dec 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with harmful chemicals. Zhang Hao, an 11-year-old Beijing primary pupil, became one of the most mentioned names across the mainland after a simple food safety test he conducted, with the help ... found to be untainted. After reading the news reports, several consumers told Xinhua they were afraid to buy and eat mushrooms. According to mainland health experts, consuming bleaching ...

  8. Boy's tainted food story wins out over officials'

    Posted Dec 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... with harmful chemicals. Zhang Hao, an 11-year-old Beijing primary pupil, became one of the most mentioned names on the mainland after a simple food safety test he conducted, with the help of experts, ... in a microbiology laboratory at China Agricultural University. His tests found bleach had been used on 13 of the 14 fresh mushrooms. The dry mushrooms were found to be untainted. Health experts said bleach ...

  9. Responses to quake offer hope of understanding

    Posted Mar 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... under Japanese occupation from 1931 to 1945, was among the first to step up. South Korea and Russia, also with long-standing disputes with Japan, weren't far behind. A string of natural ... so much personal loss, they've remained calm, orderly and caring. The fisheries executive in Miyagi prefecture who led Chinese trainees to safety after the quake, only to perish ...

  10. Indian toymakers deny pushing for China ban

    Posted Feb 12th 2009, 12:00am

    ... of public morals as well as health and safety concerns. However, they also specify such measures cannot be used to discriminate between countries. 'There has to be scientific evidence ... organisation] in the Mumbai High Court questioning the safety of Chinese toys. 'The court is expected to rule that safety norms be strictly implemented. We have reasons to believe that the legal ...




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