The next packet of crisps you buy in Hong Kong may have carcinogen levels that exceed EU standards, the city’s Consumer Council has warned. Photo: Shutterstock The next packet of crisps you buy in Hong Kong may have carcinogen levels that exceed EU standards, the city’s Consumer Council has warned. Photo: Shutterstock
The next packet of crisps you buy in Hong Kong may have carcinogen levels that exceed EU standards, the city’s Consumer Council has warned. Photo: Shutterstock

Stress-eating French fries, crisps amid pandemic carries hidden health risks for Hongkongers, consumer watchdog says

  • Fries at Five Guys and Ikea among locally sold products featuring levels of the carcinogen acrylamide that exceed EU standards
  • While council urged government to pressure businesses on the matter, the city currently has no regulations on the carcinogen

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
The next packet of crisps you buy in Hong Kong may have carcinogen levels that exceed EU standards, the city’s Consumer Council has warned. Photo: Shutterstock The next packet of crisps you buy in Hong Kong may have carcinogen levels that exceed EU standards, the city’s Consumer Council has warned. Photo: Shutterstock
The next packet of crisps you buy in Hong Kong may have carcinogen levels that exceed EU standards, the city’s Consumer Council has warned. Photo: Shutterstock
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