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Sheung Shui Slaughterhouse

44 arrested in city's biggest smuggling bust

The largest anti-smuggling raid in Hong Kong's history nabbed 44 suspects in Sheung Shui, say customs officers who described how dozens of mainland smugglers made several cross-border trips each day with goods in their hand luggage.

Friday, 13 January, 2012, 12:00am

Cattle imports rise amid deepening row

Live cattle imports rose to near-normal levels yesterday despite a deepening rift between dealers and sole mainland supplier Ng Fung Hong.

A total of 101 cattle were imported yesterday compared with fewer than 60 on average in the few days before.

17 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Beef dealers sit and wait as standoff with supplier continues

Supplies of fresh beef in the city have become scarce with many shops closed as the row between dealers and Ng Fung Hong, the sole supplier of cattle from the mainland, shows no sign of being resolved.

The three-day boycott of Ng Fung Hong beef entered a second day yesterday with no indication that a deal could be reached between the two parties.

7 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Traders close as beef runs out

Meat retailers began restricting sales of their remaining stocks of beef after supplies were cut following a row between dealers and Ng Fung Hong, the sole supplier from the mainland.

6 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Fresh beef supplies cut off in row between dealers and importer

Supplies of fresh beef have been cut off in Hong Kong in a row between dealers and Ng Fung Hong, the sole supplier of cattle from the mainland.

Dealers will suspend operations at the Sheung Shui slaughterhouse today for at least three days over what they see as a price rise coupled with a supply shortage.

5 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Doubts over plans for central slaughterhouse

Legislators voiced doubts yesterday about private companies' willingness to operate a central chicken slaughterhouse in Sheung Shui, with one suggesting Hong Kong stop importing live chickens altogether.

13 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

No pork in markets amid price row

Fresh pork will not be available in wet markets today after Hong Kong's only wholesaler refused to meet retailers' demands to cut prices.

Butchers yesterday protested by refusing to buy pork from wholesaler Ng Fung Hong.

6 May 2002 - 12:00am

E.coli fears dispelled

Ng Fong Hong, the company that manages Sheung Shui slaughterhouse where a beef sample was found to contain E.coli, said it had received no reports of staff accidentally slicing open calf intestines, which could have led to the contamination. The affected meat was sold from a fresh meat shop in Shamshuipo, but there has been no report of human infection.

23 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Accounts watchdog dismayed over delay in abattoir closure

The government expenditure watchdog said yesterday it was 'gravely dismayed' at the delay in the closure of the $900 million loss-making Cheung Sha Wan Abattoir, which shut in 1999.

5 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

Delay over abattoir saw loss of $883m

An operating loss of almost $900 million could have been avoided if the former Urban Services Department (USD) had decided whether to privatise or close Cheung Sha Wan Abattoir earlier, the auditor says.

26 Apr 2001 - 12:00am