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June 27, 2016

From Report:
Trans Fat and Cardiovascular Disease Mortality: Evidence from Bans in Restaurants in New York - 
Brandon Restrepo and Matthias Rieger, EUI Working Paper MWP 2014/12

"Low levels of artificial trans fat consumption increases the incidence of CVD such as h...

June 2, 2016

This is a summary of the Food Safety Focus (112th Issue, November 2015) in Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety.


Aflatoxins and Benzo(a)pyrene are the two major carcinogenic chemicals particularly presented in fats and oils....

May 10, 2016

The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) of the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department today (May 10) announced that the carbohydrate content of a bottled olive and sunflower oil sample was found to be inconsistent with the declared value on its nutrition label. Follow-up i...

April 8, 2011


Is Canola Oil the same as Rapeseed oil?


The answer is No. It has been the biggest concern when people heard about the new oil. A post in the "Risk Assessment in Food Safety" section in Centre for Food Safety of Hong Kong, focusing on the misleading information on the...

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