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China Retaliates On Food Safety - Rejects U.S.

Sat Jun 09, 2007 5:31 am

China Retaliates on Food Safety
By AUDRA ANG
Associated Press
June 8, 2007 posted 4:01 pm EDT

BEIJING (AP) - Certain health supplements and raisins imported from America failed to meet Chinese safety standards and have been returned or destroyed, the country's food safety agency said Friday, turning the tables on America amid growing worries over dangerous Chinese products.

Inspectors in the ports of Ningbo and Shenzhen found bacteria and sulfur dioxide in products shipped by three American companies, the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said . . .


http://www.nysun.com/article/56213




Somehow I think they'll survive without American raisins.  Yeah sure
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RE: China Retaliates On Food Safety - Rejects U.S.

Sat Jun 09, 2007 5:39 am

Do you mean the agency that they just sentenced the chief of to death for being on the take?

Chinese sanitary standards?

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RE: China Retaliates On Food Safety - Rejects U.S.

Sat Jun 09, 2007 2:39 pm

ah, I feel a tradewar heating up...
Wonder how long until the US capitulates when they can't get $50 DVD players and $20 sneakers anymore.
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RE: China Retaliates On Food Safety - Rejects U.S.

Sun Jun 10, 2007 7:57 am

Quoting Jwenting (Reply 2):
h, I feel a tradewar heating up...
Wonder how long until the US capitulates when they can't get $50 DVD players and $20 sneakers anymore.

I think I could make the same critique about y'all. In case nobody told you, the food, feed, pharmaceutical, chemical, and food ingredients business has been a worldwide one for a number of years, ever since people in Europe and elsewhere figured out "Hey! Even if all of us were farmers we couldn't feed our fat asses!"
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