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Cooking oil

Shanghai sees biofuel gold in recycled cooking oil

Shanghai plans to turn recycled cooking oil, some of it seized by authorities, into an environmental asset by converting it into fuel for vehicles, state media said on Monday.

Monday, 27 May, 2013, 5:08pm

Biodiesel: the fuel of the future?

The low point of Sean Lee Davies' Southeast Asian road trip was having to beg in Kuala Lumpur. Sitting in the street, with a fuel container and signs pleading for help, he wasn't asking for money. He just needed a few litres of waste cooking oil to get him back on the road. He hadn't had much success knocking on restaurant doors, which he puts down to a lack of awareness.

29 Mar 2013 - 10:46am 1 comment

Legal cap mulled on cooking oil toxin Benzopyrene

The city may set a legal limit for a cancer-causing chemical found recently in cooking oil sold by local suppliers, the health minister says.

Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man told legislators yesterday that the government would consult an expert committee this month on whether to set legally binding safety standards.

4 Jan 2013 - 3:30am

City Digest, December 29, 2012

Exco member named ICAC committee chief

Executive Councillor Chow Chung-kong has been made the chairman of the advisory committee on corruption at the Independent Commission Against Corruption. His term will start on New Year's Day and last for two years.


Jewellery robbery trio hunted by police

29 Dec 2012 - 4:17am

Briefs, December 23, 2012

Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said yesterday that the government was mulling whether to review the law to better monitor cooking oil companies.

23 Dec 2012 - 4:55am

Supplier denies importing cooking oil containing carcinogen

A cooking oil supplier has denied an allegation in local media that it imported and distributed oil containing a carcinogen that exceeds international safety limits.

20 Dec 2012 - 4:36am

Cancer-causing substance found in cooking oil, Hong Kong food safety centre says

Four cooking oil samples were found to contain a cancer-causing substance at levels higher than the European Union's limit, the Centre for Food Safety said yesterday.

19 Dec 2012 - 9:46am 3 comments