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13/11/17: Hong Kong’s food safety checks for imported fruits and greens ‘too lax’

Ombudsman cites ‘hasty’ inspection of fruits and vegetables entering city, slow laboratory tests and lenient rules on lead residue in leafy greens

The Office of the Ombudsman said on Monday that these loopholes in gatekeeping had raised the risks of unsafe produce entering the city’s markets, potentially jeopardising the health of residents.

“The situation […]