China's main focus at the moment is to fix their image of being a low quality
supplier of meat, seafood, vegetables and raw materials.
Inspections of pork production are being intensified
and China's quality watchdog on Friday introduced a recall system for unsafe
food products and toys to improve product safety.
Minister of Agriculture
Sun Zhengcai said consumers had no reason to fear eating most of the nation's
farm produce. "Judging from monitoring, the acceptability rate of China's
agricultural products is higher than it's ever been," he said in an interview
published by the official People's Daily on Monday.Feed
Sun promised stiff action against farmers and producers who
used banned chemicals to boost yields and profits. "This crackdown campaign will
be no mere formality," Sun said.
Among targeted practices will be use of
chloramphenicol, malachite green and other potentially toxic banned chemicals in
Sun also promised an offensive against banned additives in
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