China: Food Safety Problems………….Buy Local

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Latest Food Scandals. Like some fox hair with that?

Stomach-churning cases range from ring selling cooking oil made from discarded animal parts to gang selling meat products from animal waste.

It’s a gourmet recipe for an indictment: take chicken anus, duck feathers and fox hair. Process it into counterfeit cooking oil. Distribute widely.

Even in China, a country frequently racked by food safety scandals, this has been a bad week. On Wednesday, a court in eastern China’s Jiangsu province sentenced 16 men to prison for processing and selling 5,000 tons of recycled cooking oil made from a melange of discarded animal parts.

The Guardian

 

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