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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    McDonald’s misled Hong Kong food safety authority about rotten meat, says official

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 06:32pm by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com Fast food giant told Centre for Food Safety that it had imported food from Hebei plant of troubled Husi Food Company, not Shanghai plant at centre of scandal Food safety authorities in Hong Kong say they were misled by McDonald’s during its investigation last week into whether rotten meat from a factory in Shanghai was sold to Hongkongers. Dr Lee ...

  2. Poor families seek safety net

    Posted May 15th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A group of about 50 mothers and children from low-income families marked Mother's Day yesterday by delivering a petition to Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen appealing for a safety net for poor families not on welfare. The group, which staged a protest outside Government House in Central, wants the safety net to include subsidies for rent, education, medical services ...

  3. Service level and lack of safety net lead fears over hospital fee rises

    Posted Apr 10th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... to cap the amount of medical spending for everyone to make sure patients do not have to spend more than they can afford. Legislator Kwok Ka-ki also suggested widely expanding the safety net ... 'We'll need a discussion in the community on how much everyone has to contribute to support a safety net.' He estimated the authority, with an annual spending of $30 billion, could only gain ...

  4. Crisis talks in Beijing over safety of HK food

    Posted Aug 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Ambrose Leung, Elaine Wu, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy, Shi Jiangtao

    ... Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok is flying to Beijing this morning for crisis talks on food safety with senior mainland officials. His surprise trip comes after Hong Kong officials admitted ... on issues relating to the furthering of co-operation with the mainland in regard to food safety,' a statement said. He is booked on the first flight at 8am. The announcement came hours after Dr ...

  5. Blind spots hampering traffic watch

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam, Patsy Moy

    ... Agnes Lam and Patsy Moy The transport department has to rely heavily on police and frontline staff to report traffic conditions in blind spots not covered by closed-circuit television, a transport official said yesterday. Chief transport officer Albert Su ...

  6. Extra training to broaden opportunities

    Posted Aug 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Extra training may be offered to lifeguards to equip them with more skills to work outside the government. Leisure and Cultural Services Department director Anissa Wong Sean-yee said the aim was to provide better job opportunities for the lifegu ...

  7. Doctors see arsenic as new hope for cancer

    Posted Oct 09th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Tests show poison could control abnormal reproduction of cells One of the common cancers in Hong Kong could be treatable with arsenic- the notorious poison of fact and fiction- according to doctors from the University of Hong Kong. Jonathan Sham ...

  8. Judge rules against challenge to air crew rest periods

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... A judicial review against the government approval allowing Cathay Pacific to effectively reduce the minimum amount of in-flight rest time for its cabin crews on long-haul routes failed in the High Court. Mr Justice Michael Hartmann, in the Court of First ...

  9. Poisonings trigger plan for hygiene grading of eateries

    Posted Feb 06th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy A grading system for the hygiene and food safety of eateries may be adopted by the government following a spate of food poisoning and contamination scares. Speaking in the City ... hygiene and food safety requirements, and about 1,200 cases against unlicensed outlets. Legislator Fred Li Wah-ming told the forum the government should make public the grading of restaurant ...

  10. Call for inquest into Disney visitor's death

    Posted Feb 20th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy, Ravina Shamdasani

    ... safety. Dr Kwok, a private surgeon, said resuscitating patients with acute heart disease was a 'race against time'. 'Any second of delay could cause severe damage ... or contribute to a class action lawsuit. 'This is a chance to let a lucrative organisation know that human safety should always come before money-making. They have violated human safety, been ...




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