HK issues warnings over tainted milk

20:31, June 04, 2010      

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The Center for Food Safety of Hong Kong on Friday issued warnings to a licensed local milk factory and a supermarket after a sample of mango papaya low-fat milk was found to contain Bacillus cereus.

The Center for Food Safety on Friday released the findings of its Food Safety Report for April. Out of the 3,700 food samples tested, three samples were found to be unsatisfactory and the overall satisfactory rate was 99.9 percent.

The center also said a sample of fresh green peas was found to contain coloring matters Brilliant Blue FCF and tartrazine. Coloring matters are forbidden in fresh vegetables.

A sample of chilled threadfin was found to contain malachite green.

Source: Xinhua

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