Hong Kong regulations do not state how much of 4-methylimidazole is allowed in food. Photo: David Wong Hong Kong regulations do not state how much of 4-methylimidazole is allowed in food. Photo: David Wong
Hong Kong regulations do not state how much of 4-methylimidazole is allowed in food. Photo: David Wong

More than 1 in 4 soy sauce samples found with substance that can cause cancer, Hong Kong watchdog warns

11 samples from popular brands such as Yu Pin King and Tung Chun tested positive for ‘4-methylimidazole’, identified as a possible human carcinogen by WHO

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
Hong Kong regulations do not state how much of 4-methylimidazole is allowed in food. Photo: David Wong Hong Kong regulations do not state how much of 4-methylimidazole is allowed in food. Photo: David Wong
Hong Kong regulations do not state how much of 4-methylimidazole is allowed in food. Photo: David Wong
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