Unlicensed food factory raided in Ma Tin Tsuen, Yuen Long

Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) raided an unlicensed food factory at Ma Tin Tsuen, Yuen Long, early this morning (September 14).

     During the operation, FEHD officers seized about 400 kilograms of pig intestines and some tools. A 51-year-old man was arrested and charged with operating an unlicensed food factory and failing to maintain cleanliness of food premises.
     "The FEHD will continue to take stringent enforcement action against unlicensed food factory activities. Under the Food Business Regulation (Cap 132X), anyone operating an unlicensed food factory commits an offence and is liable to a maximum fine of $50,000 and imprisonment for six months upon conviction," a spokesman for the FEHD said.
     "Members of the public can report suspected unlicensed food factories by calling the FEHD hotline 2868 0000."

Published on: 2018-09-14

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