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  1. Pork vendors criticise supermarket 'sales tricks'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip amy.nip@scmp.com A group of wet-market vendors have filed a complaint against supermarkets, accusing them of using deceptive tactics to sell pork, such as passing off cheap meat as superior cuts. The Alliance of Hong Kong Pork Retailers, which joined hands with union lawmaker Wong Kwok-hing in filing the complaint with the Consumer Council yesterday, also says supermarket ...

  2. Mainland chilled pork on the shelves 'within days'

    Posted Aug 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Kang-chung and Donald Asprey The leading supermarket chains are optimistic they can begin importing chilled pork from the mainland as early as next week. Legislation enabling the imports will come into effect tomorrow. There are currently about 330 traders selling 'a limited supply' of chilled pork from Thailand. Negotiations with the mainland on chilled pork ...

  3. Protesters condemn plans to allow mainland chilled pork imports into HK

    Posted Dec 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... ROBIN KWONG Updated at 1.26pm: About 100 representatives of Hong Kong's livestock industry staged a protest on Wednesday against government plans to import chilled pork from ... the sale of pork imported from other countries. This allows some illegal retailers to sell chilled pork as fresh pork, they said. Vendors said that without stricter measures, chilled pork imports ...

  4. Pork prices likely to remain high

    Posted Sep 06th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong The price of fresh pork will remain high until at least the end of the year, the parent company of Ng Fung Hong - the main supplier of live mainland pigs - said yesterday. ... released last night, Ng Fung Hong said the future of the pork market remained unclear. 'In order to ensure a stable live pig supply to Hong Kong, we will continue monitoring the market ...

  5. Wholesale pork prices on the rise

    Posted Jul 05th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... pigs has dwindled to a trickle. There were none for sale in two abattoirs in the New Territories yesterday morning. Pork traders had to wait until 3pm to bid for the 3,600 live pigs- a 20 per ... pig. Hui Wai-kin, vice-president of the Hong Kong Pork Traders General Association, said the wholesale price of live pigs had gone up by about 12 per cent since May, to an average of HK$1,120 ...

  6. Resistance to chilled mainland pork thaws

    Posted Feb 15th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan The government is ready to import chilled pork from the mainland, as soon as the legislature agrees on whether a licensing framework should be in place first. Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene Gregory Leung Wing-lup told a Legco panel yesterday the department had inspected three of the four selected chilled pork plants in Guangdong and Shenzhen and found they met food ...

  7. More cities ban Sichuan's pork products

    Posted Aug 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing 150 people being treated in hospitals as death toll rises to 37 Sales of pork from Sichuan have fallen by up to 40 per cent, with cities across the country banning ... patients were being treated in hospitals, 29 in critical condition. The China Business Times said several cities had stopped importing pork from Sichuan. Duan Chengzhong, chairman of the Sichuan ...

  8. Pork prices set to fall with deal to free up pig imports

    Posted Jul 21st 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh Governments move to stabilise live-hog supplies to HK The price of pork is expected to fall after Guangnan Hong was introduced yesterday as the city's second active agent ... of the market. We would like to thank the co-ordination and support of the relevant authorities,' Dr Chow said. Fresh Meat Alliance, representing local pork traders, welcomed the decision. ...

  9. HK teams check pork in Shenzhen, Henan

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Health and animal inspectors will be sent to Henan province on Monday to determine if its pork products are safe. A different team went to Shenzhen yesterday for the same ... will be able to deal with their pork products.' Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene Gregory Leung Wing-lup said there was no way of checking whether dumplings and preserved pork products ...

  10. Pork dealer held for selling meat from sick pigs

    Posted Aug 04th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok in Beijing A pork dealer was detained in northeastern Jilin province for allegedly dealing in products made from the carcasses of sick pigs after authorities raided a sausage ... a Siping resident who reported that the pork dealer, Zhou Jincai, had been buying dead pigs from villagers. Bo Wu, a director of the Changchun Animal Quarantine and Inspection Office, took part ...




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