GOOD ENOUGH TO EAT?
Food, in its glorious and inglorious forms, is the focus of several strands of research at HKU. One is looking at food safety and how to keep contaminants off of our plates, the other at the deeper meanings of the Hong Kong and Chinese diets.
Gaps in the Food Chain
Politics and commerce, as much as physical factors, can influence whether our food is
fit for consumption.
When One Man’s Meat Is Another’s Poison
The ‘ideal diet’ can be as much about identity and politics as science, as Professor Angela Leung has been discovering in her study of the introduction of nutritional science from the West into China in the early 20th century.