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China Food Safety

China Seizes 40-Year-Old Rotting Meat In Smuggling Crackdown

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2016 | World

SHANGHAI, June 24 (Reuters) - Chinese customs have seized around 3 billion yuan ($483 million) worth of smuggled meat, some more than 40 years old a...

KFC Sues Over Rumors Of 8-Legged Chickens In China

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.02.2015 | Weird News

KFC doesn't feed China with a small army of eight-legged chickens. And if you say it does, the fast food chain might just take you to court. The fr...

Amid Pollution Problems, China's Health Food Industry Blossoms

OZY | Steven Butler | Posted 03.27.2015 | World

At first glance, the World Health Store seems like any other health nut’s paradise: Shelves are cramped neck-high with supplement bars, whey protein...

China's Latest Food Safety Snafu Involved Cooking Oil Made Of Gutter Waste

Reuters | Posted 12.09.2013 | World

SHANGHAI, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A Chinese court on Wednesday jailed one man for life and sentenced more than a dozen to up to 15 years in jail for produ...

For the USDA, Chicken Is Just Politics

Wenonah Hauter | Posted 11.05.2013 | Green
Wenonah Hauter

When you purchase chicken at the grocery store, you might have the perfectly reasonable expectation that the poultry you are buying was raised on an American farm, and that it was inspected by a government official. Well, lower your expectations.

Are Your Chicken Nuggets From China?

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 09.04.2013 | Business

Where do chicken nuggets come from? The answer may not be straightforward following the Department of Agriculture's announcement on Friday that it has...

46-Year-Old Expired Chicken Feet Seized In Illegal Food Smuggling Bust

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 07.12.2013 | World

There's something fishy about these chickens. Chinese police have uncovered an illegal food storage site in China's southern city of Nanning that r...

What China Should Learn From America's Hot Dogs

Fedele Bauccio | Posted 06.07.2013 | Green
Fedele Bauccio

The industrialization of the American meat system has inarguably resulted in cheap hot dogs. But at what price? China should think hard about the consequences that will likely flow from adopting the U.S. factory farming model.

Liquid Gold?

Reuters | Grace Li | Posted 04.03.2013 | World

By Grace Li HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong introduced measures on Friday to tackle a shortage of baby milk formula as food-safety-cons...

China To Offer Up To $48,000 Reward For Food Safety Informers

Reuters | Posted 03.17.2013 | Home

BEIJING, Jan 15 (Reuters) - China will offer up to 300,000 yuan ($48,200) as a cash reward to people who report on others who violate food safety la...

China Proposes Evaluating Restaurant Food Safety With Smiley Faces

Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

In China, vinegar, pork and milk have all been hit with contaminated food scares recently. To combat unsafe food in restaurants and delis, the State F...

Chinese Food Safety Infractions Imperil Americans Too

Posted 10.31.2011 | Home

China's problems with food safety are well-known by now. Some ghastly food stories that have come of Guangzhou markets and Chang'an vendors have the m...