China Cracks Down on Tainted Meat Sales – Scott McDonald

In the Year of the Pig, are causing a lot of problems in . From AP via The Washington Post:

The Chinese government warned Friday that some of the country’s markets were selling tainted meat and threatened tough against those behind the practice.

China is fighting to overcome intense international criticism for exporting unsafe products – from tainted to popular children’s made with lead paint – ahead of next summer’s Olympic Games in Beijing.

“Recently, the illegal selling of pork from pigs which died of disease was discovered in some parts of the country,” the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and said in a notice posted on its Web site. [Full Text]

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