As Chinese authorities continue to investigate fake-drug rings that sold conterfeit products over the internet, China’s Cabinet drafted a food safety law and issued a short statement online.
From USA Today:
China’s Cabinet passed a draft regulation Wednesday mandating stronger supervision over food safety as authorities announced a past crackdown on criminal networks that made fake toothpaste, Viagra, Tamiflu and anti-malaria drugs.
The draft regulation “strictly regulates the activities of producers, strengthens the responsibility of local governments and increases the punishment for illegal activities,” according to a statement posted on the government’s website. No time frame was given for when the regulation would come into effect, and no further details were provided. [Full Text]