F.D.A. Curbs Sale of Five Seafoods Farmed in China – Andrew Martin

The stream of from China doesn’t seem to be slowing anytime soon. Toys, tires, toothpaste, and now fish. From the New York Times:

In the latest move against Chinese imports, the and Drug Administration yesterday effectively blocked the sale of five types of farm-raised seafood from China because of repeated instances of contamination from unapproved animal drugs and additives.

The F.D.A. said it decided to take the action after years of warnings and even a visit to Chinese fish ponds that resulted in no signs of improvement. [Full text]

Read the FDA’s statement.

June 28, 2007, 8:34 PM
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