Food and Environmental Hygiene Department


Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Infobox Government agency
agency_name = Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
nativename_a = 食物環境衞生署

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headquarters = 44/F Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong
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employees = 11,127 (March 2008) [http://www.budget.gov.hk/2008/eng/pdf/head049.pdf]
budget = 4,390.7m HKD (2008-09) [http://www.budget.gov.hk/2008/eng/pdf/head049.pdf]
chief1_name = Mr WH Cheuk JP
chief1_position = Director of Food and Environmental Hygiene
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website = [http://www.fehd.gov.hk/ www.fehd.gov.hk]
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Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (zh-t|t=食物環境衞生署), or FEHD (食環署) for short, is a department of Hong Kong Government, reporting to the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau. It is The department is responsible for food hygiene and environmental hygiene. It replaced part of the role of the Urban Council and the Urban Services Department, and the Regional Council and the Regional Services Department.

The Chief Executive announced in October 2005 in his policy address the plan to restructure the department into a new Food Safety, Inspection and Quarantine Department, with the responsibility of environmental hygiene transferred to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department.

Re-organisation of Policy Bureaux

Because of Re-organisation of Policy Bureaux, which will be effective on July 1, 2007, FEHD was divided into two bureaux:

* Food and Health Bureau
* Environment Bureau

Health Education Exhibition and Resources Centre

It now manages Health Education Exhibition and Resources Centre in Kowloon Park.


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