Ten people were arrested on the border for breaching a new restriction on milk formula export that came into effect on Friday.
The government is to be commended for attending to the needs of non-breastfeeding mothers so that their infants do not lack formula milk.
Hong Kong is a free port. Any interference in the market that risks that reputation is not to be undertaken lightly.
About 20 members of the Hong Kong Autonomy Movement who rallied online gathered outside Mong Kok East MTR station in a bid to block people carrying cans of formula or boxes of other goods.
Not one of the major infant milk formulas on sale in Hong Kong would pass a proposed new packaging guideline if it was introduced tomorrow.
Australian supermarkets and pharmacies were running out of popular baby formula yesterday after unprecedented sales reportedly due to Chinese customers trying to snap up supplies.