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Food Safety Day 2015
Food Safety Day 2015 – Hong Kong’s Action on Salt and Sugar Reduction
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Salt and Sugar Reduction & Nutrition Labelling Video Competition and
Award Presentation Ceremony

Food Safety Day is an annual signature event organised by the Centre for Food Safety with a view to promoting tripartite collaboration among the Government, the food trade and the public. The theme of this year’s Food Safety Day is “Hong Kong’s Action on Salt and Sugar Reduction”. The event aims to raise public awareness about the importance of reducing dietary salt and sugar intake and encourage the public to develop a healthy eating habit with less salt and sugar.

Food Safety Day 2015 was held on 26 June 2015 (Friday) at Chiang Chen Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Polytechnic University to kick start a series of activities. The opening ceremony of Food Safety Day 2015 was officiated by Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication) of the CFS, Dr Ho Yuk-yin; the Curriculum Development Officer (Technology Education) of the Education Bureau, Ms Poon Suk-mei; and the Secretary of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, Ms Yung Pik-ching.

Representatives from food trade associations that have signed up to the Food Safety Charter were invited to join the event and participated at the signing ceremony. Also joining the ceremony to show support to the event were participants of the “Reduce Salt, Sugar, Oil. We Do!” programme launched by the CFS.

This year, the CFS organised the Salt and Sugar Reduction & Nutrition Labelling Video Competition (Competition) for the first time. The final adjudication and award presentation ceremony was held on the same day. The winners of the Competition are as follow:

Junior Secondary Category
Champion: A team from SKH All Saints' Middle School
First runner-up: PCTV of Pui Ching Middle School
Second runner-up: A team from TWGHs Mrs Fung Wong Fung Ting College
Most Liked Award: A team from SKH All Saints' Middle School

Senior Secondary Category
Champion: Hong Kong Sea School Campus TV
First runner-up: Overtone of St Francis' Canossian College
Second runner-up: HTC team of Holy Trinity College
Most Liked Award: Overtone of St Francis' Canossian College

Open Category
Champion: Vincy Tam
First runner-up: CUHKFAA Thomas Cheung School
Second runner-up: The Red Mouth Three
Most Liked Award: Vincy Tam

Officiating at the opening ceremony of Food Safety Day 2015 were the Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication) of the CFS, Dr Ho Yuk-yin (centre); the Curriculum Development Officer (Technology Education) of the Education Bureau, Ms Poon Suk-mei (right); and the Secretary of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, Ms Yung Pik-ching (left).
Officiating at the opening ceremony of Food Safety Day 2015 were the Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication) of the CFS, Dr Ho Yuk-yin (centre); the Curriculum Development Officer (Technology Education) of the Education Bureau, Ms Poon Suk-mei (right); and the Secretary of the Committee on Home-School Co-operation, Ms Yung Pik-ching (left).

Representatives from food trade associations joined the Food Safety Day 2015 event and participated in the signing ceremony.
Representatives from food trade associations joined the Food Safety Day 2015 event and participated in the signing ceremony.
Representatives from food trade associations joined the Food Safety Day 2015 event and participated in the signing ceremony.
Representatives from food trade associations joined the Food Safety Day 2015 event and participated in the signing ceremony.
Representatives from food trade associations joined the Food Safety Day 2015 event and participated in the signing ceremony.

The Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication) of the CFS, Dr Ho Yuk-yin presented the certificate of participation to participants of the “Reduce Salt, Sugar, Oil. We Do!” programme.
The Consultant (Community Medicine) (Risk Assessment and Communication) of the CFS, Dr Ho Yuk-yin presented the certificate of participation to participants of the “Reduce Salt, Sugar, Oil. We Do!” programme.

Group photo of officiating guests of Food Safety Day 2015 and judges and representatives of winning teams of the Salt and Sugar Reduction & Nutrition Labelling Video Competition.
Group photo of officiating guests of Food Safety Day 2015 and judges and representatives of winning teams of the Salt and Sugar Reduction & Nutrition Labelling Video Competition.

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Last Revision Date : 29-06-2015