Press Releases

Short Weight in Prepacked Fresh Food Uncovered - CHOICE # 454 (August 14, 2014)

Out of the 51 samples - meat, fish, vegetable and fruit - which were sold by weight, the Council found, with the exception of 5 samples, all the rest of 46 samples (or 90%) to fall short of the weight labelled on these products.

Toothpastes Come under Scrutiny on Safety  - CHOICE # 454 (August 14, 2014) 

Is there a perfect toothpaste that effectively combines and delivers all the benefits: stain removal, cavity prevention, plaque control, gum disease protection, sensitivity reduction, whitening and brightening, fresh breath, and what not?

Recalls and Alerts

Recall of Chinese herbal medicines contaminated by solanaceous alkaloid(August 28, 2014)

The Department of Health (DH) today (August 28) instructed a licensed Chinese herbal medicine wholesaler, Hang Wo Drug Company (Hang Wo), located at Room 1001, Western Centre, 40-50 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, to recall from consumers its five marketed herbal medicines, namely Radix Clematidis, Jujubae Fructus, Rhizoma Polygonati, Hippocampus and Radix Codonopsis, as they were found to be contaminated by a solanaceous alkaloid.


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Consumer Alerts

Particulars of Shops Involved in Selling Counterfeit Drugs

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