Food Safety

  2013 2014 2015 2016
No. of vehicles carrying vegetables inspected at Man Kam To Food Control Office 32 721 34 736 33 898 33 643
No. of food samples taken for testing (*including samples tested for radiation levels for food imported from Japan) 120 769* 125 678* 136 981* 139 113*
No. of labels checked 55 150 55 160 55 075 55 078

Live Food Animals Inspection and Testing

  2013 2014 2015 2016
No. of inspection of imported poultry 2 324 845 406 448
No. of samples taken from imported poultry for testing of avian influenza H5 and H7 65 379 21 321 10 213 11 179
No. of pig urine samples taken for testing of beta-agonists 51 315 49 353 49 020 45 017
Total no. of urine, tissue and serum samples from food animal for testing of veterinary drug residues 55 152 52 958 50 968 48 351

Pest Control

  2013 2014 2015 2016
No. of vector-borne disease related investigation 236 234 218 253
No. of pest problem consultation requested by
- Government department 448 275 266 416
- General public 820 468 559 530
No. of pest specimen identification 6 006 6 962 6 809 5 434
No. of pesticide efficacy test 26 41 20 25
No. of seminar/lecture/talk for general public 177 240 202 208
No. of persons attending the seminar/lecture/talk 12 286 9 732 8 829 8 320


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