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  • Apr 18, 2014
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Carbofuran

Killer may have claimed the lives of 200 pets

The Bowen Road dog poisoner has become one of Hong Kong's most notorious criminals in recent times and police are no closer to catching the canine killer.

Friday, 3 December, 2010, 12:00am

Food imports bypass checks: Greenpeace

Group's tests find banned pesticides in produce trucked in from mainland

Greenpeace says loopholes in monitoring are allowing trucks to transport vegetables from the mainland without checks, citing the discovery of highly toxic banned pesticides in four out of 20 samples it tested from markets in the city.

13 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Poison ban urged to stop dog deaths

Animal welfare groups have urged the Government to ban the toxic insecticide carbofuran, used in the spate of dog poisonings in Mid-Levels.

Four dogs died and at least five others were taken ill after eating insecticide-laced chicken in the Bowen Road/Black's Link area earlier this month.

11 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Tests may help track dog poisoner

BLOOD test results from poisoned dogs may give police more leads in their investigation into the string of attacks on animals in Bowen Road.

Senior Inspector Kelvin Ho Ka-fei of the Happy Valley division said yesterday he expected the results from animals poisoned over the past two months within one or two weeks.

28 Dec 1997 - 12:00am