Butcher’s stall under scrutiny after health watchdogs find banned preservative on meat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS.
Butcher’s stall under scrutiny after health watchdogs find banned preservative on meat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS.

Hong Kong butcher may face HK$50,000 fine and jail time after banned chemical found on beef sample

  • Butcher’s stall may be prosecuted after banned sulphur dioxide preservative found on sample of beef
  • Stall in Shek Tong Tsui warned over same offence in 2019, the Post has learned

Butcher’s stall under scrutiny after health watchdogs find banned preservative on meat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS.
Butcher’s stall under scrutiny after health watchdogs find banned preservative on meat. Photo: Dreamstime/TNS.
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