The following censorship instructions, issued to the media by government authorities, have been...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 18, 2010
From Bloomberg: A Florida couple suffered $2.5 million in damages as a result of defective drywall from China, a Florida jury found yesterday, helping to set a standard for trials throughout the U.S. In the first jury trial in...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 24, 2009
Two people were executed today for their role in milk contamination scandal which killed at least six children last year. From Reuters: A total of 21 Sanlu executives and middlemen were tried and sentenced in January by a court...
by Sophie Beach | Nov 23, 2009
Reports in the spring claimed that drywall made in China was causing health problems and corrosion on new buildings in Florida. A federal investigation has looked into the issue and recently issued a report. From the New York...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 26, 2008
The New York Times reports that the milk contamination crisis in China is going global as various countries, now including the U.S., recall products from China: In the United States, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday...
by Gao Fei | Sep 17, 2008
Excerpts from an April 9, 2007, Wenhui Daily article shed light on the spin the Chinese official media put on last year’s food safety reporting by US media outlets, translated by CDT: The newest development in the pet food...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 13, 2008
The New York Times continues its reporting on the heparin scandal with news that the drug sold in the U.S., which has been linked to 19 deaths, was contaminated with a counterfeit fake version of the real thing: Routine tests...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 29, 2008
From the New York Times, more bad news for the manufacturers of the blood thinner Heparin: Amid indications that more people may have died or been harmed after being given a brand of the blood thinner heparin, federal drug...
by Sophie Beach | Feb 2, 2008
The New York Times follows up on their expose of tainted cancer drugs with an editorial calling for a stronger Federal Drug Administration in the U.S. to monitor imported pharmaceuticals: When Chinese regulators began to...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 30, 2008
The New York Times reports on tainted cancer medicine produced in China for export. According to the article, the same company is the sole producer for the U.S. of the abortion drug mifepristone, or RU-486: A huge state-owned...
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