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You call that a donkey? It’s a fox, mate; Walmart recalls donkey meat after DNA of fox discovered by China’s FDA

January 3, 2014 by

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by Doug Powell In further evidence that food fraud continues to be a huge problem, despite DNA testing, Walmart has recalled donkey meat after the DNA of other animals was discovered in the meat during an inspection by China’s Food and Drug Administration. The meat was sold in China under the label of “Five Spice” […]

Ramen Noodle Manufacturer Fined for Products Containing Sodium Copper Chlorophyllin

November 13, 2013 by

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TAIPEI, Taiwan — Sing-Lin Foods Corp. was yesterday fined by Nantou’s Health Bureau for lying about the number of their noodle products that contained sodium copper chlorophyllin, a food additive not allowed in noodle products, according to the China Post.   Three of its Wu-Mu Ramen products had been removed from shelves.  The article said at least twelve […]

USDA statement on Importing Poultry from China

November 10, 2013 by

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  The Food Safety and Inspection Service released the following statement  following a press release from Senator Chuck Schumer’s office regarding equivalency for China’s poultry slaughter system. “USDA has not found China’s poultry slaughter system to be equivalent and therefore poultry slaughtered in China is not allowed to be imported to the United States. The […]

580 Pet Deaths, 3000 Complaints from Jerky Pet Treats Imported from China – FDA

October 23, 2013 by

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As of September 24, 2013, FDA has received more than 3000 complaints of illness related to consumption of chicken, duck, or sweet potato jerky treats, nearly all of which are imported from China. The reports involve more than 3600 dogs, 10 cats and include more than 580 deaths. FDA continues to caution pet owners that […]

Eating Raw Garlic May Act as a Protective Factor for Lung Cancer

August 11, 2013 by

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A recent Chinese study to explore the association between raw garlic consumption and lung cancer may yield positive results. The data was conducted by face-to-face interviews using a standard questionnaire among 1,424 lung cancer cases and 4,543 healthy controls. Raw garlic consumption of 2 times or more per week is inversely associated with lung cancer. […]

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