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

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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