Focus Group Meeting on Acrylamide in Fried and Baked Food

The above meeting was held on 27 September 2006 to understand consumers' perception on acrylamide in high-temperature fried and baked food available in local market in order to tailor risk communication messages.

Focus Group Meeting on Communication of Food Safety Messages and Visit to Communication Resource Unit (CRU)

At the above meeting on 31 October 2006, CLG members discussed and commented on the communication of food safety messages. Also, they paid a visit to the CRU to know more about the daily operation of the CFS.

Focus Group Meeting on Food Surveillance and Control

In order to ensure food safety in Hong Kong, food surveillance programmes are regularly reviewed and updated. The above meeting was held on 17 November 2006. The views and suggestions put forward were very important to the improvement of the programmes.

Focus Group Meeting on Microbiological Quality of Pre-cut Fruits for Sale or Serving in Retail Outlets

The above meeting was held on 16 December 2006 to understand consumers' perception on microbiological quality of pre-cut fruits for sale or serving in retail outlets in order to tailor risk communication messages.

Focus Group Meeting on Risk Perception of Egg Incidents and Egg Controls in Hong Kong

The meeting was held on 29 January to understand consumers' perception of egg incidents and the CFS new control measures on egg importation in Hong Kong implemented since 1 January 2007.

Focus Group Meeting on Proper Handling of Vegetables and Fruits

The meeting was held on 2 March to understand consumers' perception of possible health hazards and proper handling of vegetables and fruits as well as to evaluate the practicability of the guidelines given in the CFS educational materials in order to tailor risk communication messages.

Focus Group Meeting on Development of Food Standards

The meeting was held on 19 April to understand consumers' perception of local food standards and food safety with a view to setting a clear direction for the development of food standards.

Focus Group Meeting on Effectiveness of Health Message Dissemination through CFS Website & The Consumer Guide to Food Additives

The meeting was held on 15 June to gauge the views of consumers on the effectiveness of disseminating health messages through the CFS website and the booklet "The Consumer Guide to Food Additives" with a view to tailoring risk communication messages.

Focus Group Meeting on Effectiveness of Food Safety Message Dissemination through Food Safety Focus

The meeting was held on 31 August to gauge the views of the consumers on the effectiveness of disseminating food safety messages through the monthly electronic newsletter "Food Safety Focus" with a view to tailoring risk communication messages.

Focus Group Meeting on Trans Fats in Food

The CFS and the Consumer Council published the results of a joint study on trans fats in locally available foods on 15 October 2007. The focus group meeting was held on 18 October to understand the consumers' perception of trans fats in foods with a view to tailoring risk communication messages.

Focus Group Meeting on Effectiveness of Health Message Dissemination through Leaflet on "Preservatives in Food" and Consultation Document on "Proposed Regulatory Framework for Pesticide Residues in Food in Hong Kong"

The meeting was held on 20 December to gauge public opinions on the effectiveness of health message dissemination through the CFS leaflet on "Preservatives in Food" with a view to improving its contents and design and better meeting public's needs. CLG members were also consulted on the Proposed Regulatory Framework at the meeting.

Focus Group Meeting on Draft Poster on "Safe Handling of Vegetable and Fruit" and Draft Exhibition Boards regarding "食物殘餘除害劑-怎做好"

The meeting was held on 30 January to seek CLG members' views on the draft poster and exhibition boards.

Draft Poster

Views/Suggestions

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Draft Exhibition Boards

Views/Suggestions

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Focus Group Meeting on "Mercury in Fish"

The meeting was held on 25 February to seek CLG members' views on the Risk Assessment Study (Please click here to read the study report) on the levels of total mercury and methylmercury in different fish species.

Views/Suggestions

Follow-up Actions

Focus Group Meeting on the Draft of the New Web Page " Consumer Zone " at the CFS Website

The meeting was held on 30 April to seek CLG members ' views on the content, format and design of " Consumer Zone " .

Views/Suggestions

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