At the Council on Foreign Relations, Yanzhong Huang challenges official claims that China’s food safety problems are overblown, and prescribes a more extensive, stringent and streamlined regime of food inspections. Is...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 17, 2011
With food safety scandals often in the news, Chinese officials are not eager for the public to know the lengths they go to to ensure the safety of what they eat. This spring, a Chinese journalist investigated the private farms...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 1, 2011
The following article was published by Southern Weekend on May 5, and details special organic food supplies that are available for government officials only. With food safety issues a major concern that Chinese citizens contend...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 25, 2010
A post from the Energy Collective questions Whole Foods’ sourcing of organic produce from China: The allegation that foods imported from China don’t meet organic standards deserves to be taken more seriously. It’s not new:...
by Liu Yong | Aug 8, 2009
From Los Angeles Times: Unlike most farms in China, no heaps of blackened sewage sludge are piled on the fields at the Green Cow farm. No workers spray pesticides from pumps strapped to their backs. No animals are in quarantine....
by Xiao Qiang | Sep 25, 2008
The following quotes from Wen Jiabao, together with a denial from the official media about the State Council Party and State Organizations Special Food Supply Center is spreading through the Chinese Internet. “A government...
by Xiao Qiang | Jul 18, 2007
by Sophie Beach | May 27, 2007
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