Nora Tam (left), chairwoman of the Consumer Council’s research and testing committee, and Gilly Wong, the watchdog’s chief executive. Photo: Handout
Nora Tam (left), chairwoman of the Consumer Council’s research and testing committee, and Gilly Wong, the watchdog’s chief executive. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong watchdog warns against health claims of pricey chicken essence, says cheap alternatives more effective

  • Consumers can get as much protein from HK$1,700 worth of chicken essence products for less than HK$6 eating simple alternatives, new report finds
  • Significant errors in product labels for certain brands were also discovered, with sodium and protein contents misrepresented

Nora Tam (left), chairwoman of the Consumer Council’s research and testing committee, and Gilly Wong, the watchdog’s chief executive. Photo: Handout
Nora Tam (left), chairwoman of the Consumer Council’s research and testing committee, and Gilly Wong, the watchdog’s chief executive. Photo: Handout
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