Hong Kong Seeks To Beef Up Food Regulator

Law360, New York (October 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- After tainted Chinese milk products led to the deaths of four infants, Hong Kong is moving to shore up food-safety checks and give its regulator more power to recall and ban imports.

On Monday, Hong Kong officials revealed that new regulations were in the works in the wake of the melamine contamination in baby formula that killed four infants and sickened tens of thousands of children in China this fall, Bloomberg reported.

"We will submit the draft of the amendments to the legislature in November for...
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