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Liquid Mercury Found in Hong Kong Canned Meat

Posted on Aug 6, 2010 in Uncategorized

by Rory Harrington Food authorities in Hong Kong have raised the alarm that up to 48,000 cans of pork luncheon meat contaminated with liquid mercury could be on the market in the territory. The Centre for Food Safety (CFS) said up to1,000 cases of Greatwall Brand Chopped Pork and Ham may be tainted with the substance. The agency said it became aware of the problem after a complaint that one of the 340g tins contained 0.4g of silvery droplets that were later confirmed to be the toxic metal. Following the announcement, the body said it had run tests on 13 more samples of the same product of...

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