Press Releases

Choose Facial Tissues with Good Value in Price and Quality  - CHOICE # 459 (January 15, 2015)

A Consumer Council test on 20 models - 13 in boxes and 7 in soft packs - has shown a vast range of prices but, despite the significant price variations, could find no direct correlation between price and performance in strength, absorbency and softness.

Be Sure Your Working Holiday Insurance is Appropriate & Adequate - CHOICE # 459 (January 15, 2015) 

This came to light in enquiries and cases brought to the notice of the Consumer Council for assistance. Admittedly, complaints of such nature are rare, but they do drive home the message of the importance of buying the right insurance cover for working holidays.


Recalls and Alerts

Further recall of proprietary Chinese medicine with failed microbial limit (January 12, 2015)

The Department of Health (DH) today (January 12) instructed a licensed proprietary Chinese medicine (pCm) manufacturer, Tai Wo Tung Medicine Company, to recall from consumers all batches of a registered pCm, [Tai Wo Tung] Cough Pills (registration number: HKP-03409), as the mould and yeast counts of the pCm exceeded the limits of the registration criteria set out by the Chinese Medicines Board of the Chinese Medicine Council of Hong Kong (CMCHK). This is further to the batch recall of the pCm by Tai Wo Tung on January 2 for the same reason.


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