Officials in Macau ordered a recall after a sample of mooncake from Hang Heung Cake Shop was found to contain excessive aflatoxin B1, a chemical that could cause liver cancer. Photo: Felix Wong

Should a food that is banned elsewhere really be allowed here?

Difference in dealing with issue over chemical in some mooncakes highlights need for a review of guidelines on food safety

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Officials in Macau ordered a recall after a sample of mooncake from Hang Heung Cake Shop was found to contain excessive aflatoxin B1, a chemical that could cause liver cancer. Photo: Felix Wong
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