A full-page advert from the manufacturers of formula milk states we should "Help Mothers Make the Right Choice" (November 23) by allowing formula companies to continue promoting their products in Hong Kong.Wednesday, 5 December, 2012, 3:10am 2 comments
When the Japanese infant formula scandal surfaced, Secretary for Food and Health Ko Wing-man urged mothers to switch to breastfeeding. But it's not that simple. To be serious about breastfeeding, Hong Kong needs to take a closer look at its hospital practices and maternity leave legislation.31 Aug 2012 - 10:12am
Japanese food products enjoy a good reputation for safety, one reason Japanese supermarkets are popular in Hong Kong. Even after the Fukushima nuclear disaster last year, no serious issues were raised about contamination of imports to Hong Kong, thanks in part to heightened vigilance by our own and Japanese authorities.15 Aug 2012 - 11:27pm
Hundreds of new mothers across the mainland participated in breastfeeding flash mobs to mark World Breastfeeding Week, which ends today.
The activities were held in more than 10 cities at the weekend, with an aim of raising what the organisers said was poor public awareness about breastfeeding.15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm
A ParknShop storeroom assistant in the Wong Tai Sin Shopping Centre saw two traders move dozens of boxes of baby formula into their vehicles, Kwun Tong Court heard yesterday.
The 23-year-old assistant is a witness in the trial of five people who deny charges of conspiracy to defraud and bribery in relation to the sale of baby milk formula.6 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A judge has condemned a mother of five whose infant son starved to death after she only fed him heavily diluted baby milk, saying the baby had been in a worse state than malnourished children in the developing world.4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
It is complete nonsense to suggest babies who are fed with infant formula will become more intelligent and healthier in future
Paediatrician Alfred Tam Yat-Cheung
If they do not return our people, then for sure we will march to Lufeng
A Wukan villager, referring to demands for the return of villagers held by the police19 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
When it comes to choosing baby formula milk, parents should focus on the stability of the supply rather than the manufacturers' descriptions of ingredients, the Consumer Council says.16 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
I have a freezer full of somebody else's milk. It's not just any kind of milk. It's breast milk, somebody else's bodily fluids, which I plan to feed to my baby. There's nothing wrong with that, is there?6 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Months after pharmacists criticised the accuracy of milk-formula advertisements, six major manufacturers have joined up to draft a code of practice governing marketing.30 Jul 2011 - 12:00am