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3 Companies Indicted in Pet Food Case

After the poisoned dumplings, pet food from China rings a bell, too. From AP via Newser: Two Chinese businesses and a U.S. company were indicted Wednesday in the tainted pet food incidents that killed dozens of animals last year...

Unsafe Food Additives Across Asia Feed Fears – Nicholas Zamiska

Finally, Chinese government spills the truth about pet food scandal. From Wall Street Journal (photo via cnad.com): Across Asia, small-scale food manufacturers and street vendors often boost profits by using cheap but toxic chemicals as sweeteners, dyes and preservatives. While the most egregious examples generally involve food for local consumption, dangerous additives occasionally end up […]

China Detains Exporter of Gluten – David Barboza

From the IHT, an update on the contaminated pet food story: Mao Lijun, head of the Xuzhou Anying Biologic Technology Development, is being held in coastal Jiangsu Province, about 500 kilometers, or 310 miles, northwest of Shanghai, although a police spokesman in Pei County declined to say on what charges. In a telephone interview a […]

Is China Slowly Poisoning the World? – John Moffett

Dr. John Moffett is an active research neuroscientist in the Washington, DC area, who has published articles on the nervous and immune systems. He wrote on OPEDNews.com: …… what exactly is causing the recent spate of pet illnesses and deaths? As a scientist I must initially conclude that there is not enough data to come […]

China Admits Tainted Food Link – Calum MacLeod

From USA Today: Chinese authorities acknowledged for the first time that ingredients exported to make pet food contained a prohibited chemical, stepping up their probe of two Chinese companies’ roles in one of the USA’s largest animal-food recalls. While pledging cooperation with U.S. authorities investigating the recall, the Chinese government in a statement Thursday also […]

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