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  1. Worker dies in seven-floor fall

    Posted Dec 06th 2007, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... accident in the city in two days. The Labour Department is investigating whether So Wing-kei, 61, was using safety harnesses when he fell. The man started working alone on the scaffolding outside ... believe the worker lost his balance and fell,' a police officer said. 'Initial investigations indicate that the worker was not attached to safety harnesses.' A spokeswoman ...

  2. Wu Yi to head new taskforce in food safety campaign

    Posted Aug 07th 2007, 12:00am by Cary Huang

    ... the quality of mainland-made products. The State Council had taken three steps to improve product safety, Zhou Baihua, director of the General Administration for Industry and Commerce, said ... It had also decided to launch a quality improvement campaign focused on food safety and to wage a battle 'to guide public opinion', Mr Zhou said. In a recent cabinet meeting, Premier ...

  3. Long-term system for Guangdong may ensure safety after inspections

    Posted Dec 01st 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Vice-Premier Wu Yi and hundreds of high-ranking mainland officials wrapped up two days of spot checks on product quality and food safety in Guangdong yesterday, saying ... that this time the focus was more on drug safety and the quality of exports. In Zhejiang and Shandong, inspectors examined individual food producers, small restaurants and farms. 'We can only say ...

  4. Officials berated over food safety

    Posted Aug 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Senior Guangzhou officials have taken a tough public stand on food safety, with the mayor vowing to shut down all substandard producers and his deputy berating grass-roots cadres for their lack of commitment to the issue, mainland media reported yesterday. At a municipal conference on product quality and food safety on Monday, Deputy Mayor Cao Jianliao criticised his colleagues ...

  5. Host cities to be audited for food safety systems

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Beijing plans to conduct an audit in October of the food safety systems being used in other cities hosting events for the Olympic Games, to make sure they are up to scratch. 'We ... to inspect food safety in the host and co-hosting cities and ensure the implementation of food safety measures.' Responding to concerns that some athletes might delay their arrivals because ...

  6. Mainland joins food safety pact

    Posted Nov 28th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Delegates from more than 50 nations and international organisations have signed an agreement to set up food safety authorities and establish recall and tracing systems for problematic products after a two-day food safety forum in Beijing. The forum, which brought together experts and officials from the World Health Organisation, was held amid mounting ...

  7. Plan for voluntary registration of food businesses to aid safety law

    Posted Jul 07th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... safety law is enacted. Businesses will be asked to enrol in phases, registering to enable the Centre for Food Safety to contact them if a scare develops. The new law, being formulated by the Food and Health Bureau, is expected to be tabled next year. In a paper submitted to the Legislative Council's panel on food safety and environmental hygiene, the bureau said it would help the trade ...

  8. First food safety law will punish lax officials

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee and Ivan Zhai Guangdong action to raise product quality Guangdong officials will be punished for any serious food safety incident under the first ever food safety law enacted ... in charge' will be punished whenever a food-safety problem causes 'serious consequences'. The law also states that inspections should not disrupt the normal operation of an enterprise, ...

  9. Experts hail approval of food safety law

    Posted Nov 01st 2007, 12:00am by Ting Shi

    ... Ting Shi The central government yesterday approved the first comprehensive law on food safety - a culmination of its recent food quality control campaign aimed at alleviating domestic and international concerns over substandard goods. The Food Safety Law had been passed in principle by the Standing Committee of the State Council and would be submitted to the National People's ...

  10. 8.8b yuan to be spent on food and drug safety

    Posted Aug 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... food. Last week, Beijing and Washington had their first meeting aimed at resolving safety problems with mainland products, pledging to share more information and draft co-operation agreements by December. Officials in charge of food safety and product quality from the European Union, Japan and the US will visit the mainland later this year. ...




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