Press Releases

Price Discrepancy Undermines Consumer Right to Informed Choice  - CHOICE # 456 (October 15, 2014)

The study undertook 21 purchases in total on 252 discounted items from 5 supermarket chain outlets between June and July this year. In 12 of these transactions (nearly 60%), price variance was detected in 18 items.

The Traditional Digital Stick Thermometers Are Highly Accurate but Lowly Priced  - CHOICE # 456 (October 15, 2014) 

As shown in a Consumer Council test on 25 models of home electronic (digital/infrared) thermometers, the more traditional digital stick thermometers measuring oral, armpit or rectal temperature clearly stood out among the other types in overall test performance.

Recalls and Alerts

Cooked Italian ham and mortadella contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes(October 20, 2014)

A spokesman for the Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (October 20) said that two kinds of cooked and chilled ham and mortadella manufactured in Italy were contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, a pathogen. Although the use-by date of the affected products has passed, the CFS, for prudence's sake, urged consumers who have bought and still possess the following batches of the products not to consume them:


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Supply of Powdered Formula

Recommendation on formula milk feeding

Consumer Alerts

Particulars of Shops Involved in Selling Counterfeit Drugs

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