60-70% of Honey in Jinan is Fake

On Monday, Shandong’s Jinan Times revealed that the province’s apicultural industry is fraught with adulterated counterfeit honey. Neil Thomas at Danwei reports: In conversations with merchants at a Jinan farmers...

Suspected Chinese Espionage Leads to Two Arrests in U.S.

As accusations of cyber-espionage bounce back and forth between Washington and Beijing, U.S. authorities have arrested two men accused of involvement in more traditional spying. In Hawaii, defense contractor Benjamin Pierce...

Five Charged for China-U.S. Honey Smuggling

Five people have been charged in the U.S. for smuggling honey from China to evade $180 million in anti-dumping duties. The investigation that snared them was part of a years-long campaign to protect both beekeepers and honey...

China’s Honey Industry Shows Sour Side – Don Lee

From The Miami Herald: Honey and thousands of other Chinese food products are showing up more and more often on dinner plates around the world. Last year, China said it exported $3.8 billion worth of food to the United States including vast quantities of apple juice, garlic, sausage casings, canned mushrooms and honey.



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