Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam
Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam

23 spice products sold in Hong Kong have cancer-causing substances: consumer watchdog

  • They are found to have aflatoxins or ochratoxin A, toxic compounds produced by fungi
  • For two nutmeg products, the amount of aflatoxins exceeds regulatory limits

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam
Samples of the dried spices are displayed during the Consumer Council’s press conference. Photo: Nora Tam
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