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The Ministry of Agriculture dispatched an inspection group on Tuesday to look into the illegal use of clenbuterol, which is better known as "lean meat powder" in China. The powder is added to pig feed to lower the fat content.
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Food safety watchdog said Sunday the workshop in Wenzhou was suspected of producing thousands of steamed buns containing illegal yellow coloring every day for the past two months. Some of the tainted steamed buns were supplied to a local school.
Taiwan island has been rocked by the scare, since industrial plasticizer was found in sports drinks.Investigators traced the chemical to an emulsifier produced by Yu Sheng Chemical, an additive company in Taiwan. It substituted palm oil with the plasticizer DEHP, which is known to cause cancer.Nearly two-hundred manufacturers have so far been found to have used the emulsifier. It's lead to nearly a million drinks being pulled from the shelves in Taiwan.
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Recycled oil refers to edible oil of poor qualities, such as waste oil from restaurants, oil made from animal fats and oil used repeatedly
The "illegal cooking oil" is usually made from discarded kitchen waste that has been refined, the report said, adding that the oil, which contains a highly toxic and carcinogenic substance called "aflatoxin", can cause cancer.
In a scandal that has rocked the soup-based food service industry , well-known noodle chain Ajisen Ramen has been accused of making their broths using soup concentrate and cheap flavoring powders. Known for a guarantee that all their soups come from a broth of pork bones simmered to perfection, Ajisen has been fumbling for an explanation to deflect these allegations of soup-based fraud.
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Ten Wal-Mart Stores in Chongqing municipality have been shut down after the retailers were charged with fraudulently selling ordinary pork as organic pork, according to the local administration of industry and commerce on Sunday.
The use of essence in staple foods such as rice and buns is banned, according to China's food hygiene rules. Yet, the owner of a shop named Zhenggongfu in Beijing's Changping district said he adds the flavoring to meat to make it more appealing.
A batch of Mengniu milk was found to contain excessive levels of flavacin M1 - a substance linked to liver cancer, the country's top quality watchdog said over the weekend. The batch did not reach the market, officials said.The Inner Mongolia-based Mengniu Dairy Group yesterday apologized to consumers and said the products involved have been destroyed. Flavacin M1 is found in food mold and can cause severe liver damage, including liver cancer. In 1998, the World Health Organization listed flavacin M1 as a Class A carcinogen. M1M11998M1