• Saturday
  • July 12, 2014
  • Last updated: 5:07am
Hong Kong




Refine Your Search

Sort by

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 39 for poultry

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Ban rethink

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... February 3, 2006: Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok announces that a ban on backyard poultry farming will take effect within one or two weeks and measures ... of live poultry at home. People who keep poultry at home are told they will need a licence. February 13: Agriculture, health and environmental protection departments send out inspection teams ...

  2. Lift your game

    Posted Jan 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Susan Jung Duck breast is one of the easiest meats to prepare, and there's very little waste. The fat that renders out as the duck cooks is delicious when used to saut?potatoes or vegetables. Because duck has so much flavour, it needs just a simple s ...

  3. Diary of decisions

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1997: H5N1 bird flu jumps species barrier for first time, infecting 18 people; six die. All 1.54 million farmed poultry culled. 2001: Second outbreak among poultry in wet markets; 1.37 million birds culled. 2002: Outbreak on chicken farms; 919,000 birds culled. December 2002 to mid-2003: Wild fowl in Penfold Park, Sha Tin, die of H5N1, which spreads to farms; poultry at affected ...

  4. Supermarket, battery or free range, get your chicken by fair means or fowl

    Posted Nov 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Mischa Moselle mischa.moselle@scmp.com The Hong Kong and Shanghai Hotels group's decision not to sell shark's fin in its Peninsula hotel chain no doubt had many motives. Speaking to those opposed to eating it over many years, I think one reason ...

  5. Stall to be prosecuted for breaking poultry ban

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong A shop selling fresh food will be prosecuted by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department for breaching the ban on keeping live poultry overnight designed to help protect against a bird flu outbreak. Officers of the department found 20 live chickens and three live pigeons in two plastic crates at the shop in Reclamation Street, Jordan. ...

  6. HK poultry industry easier to monitor than mainland farms

    Posted Jul 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Illegal imports of poultry and waning vaccine effectiveness have been blamed for the recent finding of H5N1 viruses in some wet markets, but none of these has been confirmed. Even if these were the causes the problem would not be solved by eradicating the poultry industry in Hong Kong. If the problem lies in illegal imports of poultry efforts should be put into confiscating ...

  7. Illegal poultry slaughtering operation uncovered

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

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 6.34pm: The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department said on Friday it had smashed an illegal poultry slaughterhouse in Yuen Long. A spokesman said department officers found the slaughterhouse in a temporary building at Kai Pak Leng, Lau Fau Shan at 5.30am on Friday. He said investigations showed some poultry had been illegally slaughtered ...

  8. Wholesalers boycott market over 'unfair' poultry deal

    Posted Jul 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Protesting vendors refused to supply chickens to wet markets for the day in a protest against low prices and over-supply Chicken wholesalers refused to move live poultry from Cheung Sha ... Kong Live Poultry Wholesalers Association put up notices yesterday indicating that the organisation's members would boycott the Cheung Sha Wan market for the day. The notices said ...

  9. Fury at plan to ban live poultry

    Posted Aug 10th 2003, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Patsy Moy

    ... Official plans to put an end to the sale of live poultry were met with derision yesterday as consumers and traders accused the government of sacrificing the livelihood of poultry workers ... of proposals unveiled yesterday by Chief Secretary Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, who heads the government's Team Clean, four options were laid out for the future of poultry sales, including a complete ...

  10. Three-week poultry ban cost traders millions

    Posted Mar 27th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy and Jasmine Wang The poultry sector has lost business worth tens of millions of dollars because of the three-week ban on live chicken imports amid the bird flu scare, the head ... chairman of the Hong Kong Poultry Wholesalers and Retailers' Association. Mr Wong said dozens of chicken stalls had temporarily closed due to the lack of supplies. 'The ban has affected ...




SCMP.com Account