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Hong Kong Street Food in Mong Kok. Street Stall. Dai Pai Dong – Hong Kong Video

Traditional Hong Kong Fast Food in the Street.

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Exemption of pesticides from new law ‘not giving into mainland’: Food and Health Bureau

A decision to exempt three pesticides from a new food safety law was not a case of “giving in” to the mainland, the Food and Health Bureau said yesterday. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Funding proposal for food waste treatment plant passes first hurdle in Legco

Lawmakers today threw their support behind a government funding request for the city’s organic waste treatment plant in Siu Ho Wan – despite the estimated cost having been tripled. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Food waste plan unveiled

Secretary for the Environment KS Wong today launched a new plan to reduce food waste being disposed into landfills.   Speaking at a press conference today, Mr Wong proposed a four-pronged approach in “A Food Waste & Yard Waste Plan for Hong Kong 2014-2022″, including reduction at source, re-use and donation, recyclable collection, and waste-to-energy […]

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Hong Kong floats plan to slash food waste by 40pc over nine years

A plan to slash food waste by up to 40 per cent in the next nine years will be set out in a paper to be released today. The scheme will emphasise cutting waste at source and building treatment centres, although the government acknowledges that treatment is not a long-term solution. Full News here – […]

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Asylum seekers demand ICAC probe contractor over food rations

Angry asylum seekers have called on the ICAC to investigate claims a government-contracted social welfare provider has embezzled money intended to provide food for 5,000 refugees. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Food shop licence cancelled

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department cancelled the licence of a fresh provision shop in Shau Kei Wan today for violating its licensing conditions by using seawater from a prohibited area to keep live fish.   The shop, on Mong Lung Street, was convicted and fined in November for the offence.   The department’s staff […]

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Graft-busters target Hong Kong food banks

Graft-busters target Hong Kong food banks Graft-busters will set their sights on poverty alleviation programmes as government welfare spending continues to increase. The Independent Commission Against Corruption says it wants to ensure that public money allocated to the poor is really spent on … Full News here – Read more on South China Morning Post

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Alert issued on New Year food

The Centre for Food Safety has urged the public not to consume a type of prepacked candied winter melon which contains the preservative sulphur dioxide.   The product is sold by Vanguard with an expiry date of July 20, 2014.    The centre said normal consumption of the product is unlikely to pose adverse health […]

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8 food samples fail safety checks

Eight food samples – including three of fresh meat, three frozen aquatic products, candied lotus seed and rice – failed Centre for Food Safety tests last month.   Of the 8,800 food samples tested, the overall satisfactory rate was 99.9%, in line with the pass rate for the whole of 2013.   Three samples of […]

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Alert issued on new year food

The Centre for Food Safety has urged the public not to consume a type of prepacked candied water chestnuts which contains the preservative sulphur dioxide.   The product is sold by Vanguard and packed by Chan Yin Kee Co Ltd, with an expiry date of December 28, 2014.    The centre said the product is […]

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Mei Foo food shop suspended

The Food & Environmental Hygiene Department has ordered a food shop in Mei Foo to suspend business for 14 days for storing open food improperly.   The shop, located at shop 13A1 on the ground floor at No.17 Broadway Street in Mei Foo Sun Chuen, was ordered to suspend business from today until January 23. […]

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Food chain uses free jelly to firm up its reputation

Embattled herbal-food chain Hoi Tin Tong says it handed out 100,000 pots of free herbal turtle jelly at its stores yesterday as it attempted to rebuild its reputation following a series of controversies. Full News here – Hong Kong feed

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Skip the Hotel, Head for the Street Food

Phillip Beniac, vice president for Asia Pacific and Japan at U.S.-based software firm QlikTech, talks about Melbourne’s coffee scene, landing at Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak airport, and why you should never eat at hotels. Full News here – Scene Asia » Hong Kong

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Food samples pass safety checks

All 12,900 food samples collected in November passed safety tests, the Centre for Food Safety announced today.   About 5,200 food samples were taken for chemical tests, 1,600 for microbiological tests, and the remaining 6,100 samples were tested for radiation, including about 5,000 imported from Japan.   Samples included fruit and vegetable, meat and poultry, […]

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