The Consumer Council tested 25 samples of fish oil supplements. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The Consumer Council tested 25 samples of fish oil supplements. Photo: Shutterstock Images

Hong Kong watchdog finds carcinogens in more than half of fish oil supplements tested

  • Cancer-causing substance glycidol detected in 14 samples and excessive amounts of contaminant 3-MCPD found in three products, according to watchdog
  • Council also finds product for pregnant women contains carcinogens at an amount that exceeds EU limits

The Consumer Council tested 25 samples of fish oil supplements. Photo: Shutterstock Images
The Consumer Council tested 25 samples of fish oil supplements. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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