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

DH raids hair treatment shop for sale of unregistered pharmaceutical product with undeclared drug ingredients (October 29, 2014)

The Department of Health (DH) today (October 29) raided a hair treatment shop in Yau Ma Tei in a joint operation with the Police for the suspected sale and possession of an unregistered pharmaceutical product containing undeclared Part I poisons.


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Consumer Alerts

Particulars of Shops Involved in Selling Counterfeit Drugs

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