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China Lean Meat Powder Scandal Implicates Professor

August 1, 2011, 1:22 am

A professor from a top Chinese university is implicated in the development and sale of “lean meat powder.”

Chinese Pigs Fed Poisoned Milk Powder

July 19, 2011, 9:02 pm

An investigation by Chongqing Evening News says that, because of the cost and scarcity of sows' milk, in some large-scale pig farms piglets are fed on milk powder to improve [...]

Generic Drugs, Substandard Manufacturing, Fatal Consequences

July 12, 2011, 4:36 pm

Generic drugs offer a bargain, but the trade-off can be deadly. A growing number of generic pharmaceuticals purchased in the U.S. can be tracked to facilities that use [...]

Additives Endanger China’s Food Safety

June 16, 2011, 7:00 pm

Lacking sufficient technical standards and hampered by the complexities of inspection, China's Ministry of Health has informed the public that 60 percent of the food additives [...]

Melamine Milk Fund: Where Did the Money Go?

June 10, 2011, 10:32 pm

A large bundle of money reserved to compensate the victims of China's poisoned milk powder scandal has been wasted, wrongly spent, or simply gone missing.

The Party Has Its Own, Safe Food Supply in China

May 15, 2011, 4:48 am

While ordinary Chinese complain of odd-colored buns, Chinese officials eat high on the hog.

More Tainted Buns Found in China

April 19, 2011, 6:56 pm

Steamed buns are hot sellers in China, but they have just become the latest item added to the long list of tainted foods there.

Guangzhou Continues Battle with Ractopamine, ‘Lean Meat Powder’

April 3, 2011, 9:37 pm

A meat processing plant in China found 24 pigs containing the drug ractopamine, on March 21, which is banned in China. Recently there had been over 300 food poisoning cases in [...]

Tainted Meat Found in Pork Produced by China’s Largest Packer

March 18, 2011, 6:31 pm

Meat products tainted with toxic lean meat powders have been found again in east China's Nanjing city, generating fear and worries among consumers.

China’s Toxic Rice Problem

March 3, 2011, 7:08 pm

For decades, high levels of cadmium and other toxic heavy metals have polluted China's waterways. Through irrigation they have ended up in village rice paddies.

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