Hong Kong’s Consumer Council recently tested models of cast iron pots and found some released various metals exceeding global safety standards. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s Consumer Council recently tested models of cast iron pots and found some released various metals exceeding global safety standards. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong watchdog finds over half of cast iron cooking pots release metals exceeding global safety standards

  • Centre for Food Safety says the laboratory tests do not necessarily reflect the results from cooking in normal circumstances
  • Best performers were pots from popular brands Lagostina, Le Creuset and Staub, while products from Lodge and Bruno fared the worst

Topic |   Consumer protection in Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s Consumer Council recently tested models of cast iron pots and found some released various metals exceeding global safety standards. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s Consumer Council recently tested models of cast iron pots and found some released various metals exceeding global safety standards. Photo: Felix Wong
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