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  1. News - China

    Food vendors using Weibo and WeChat warned 'you will be held responsible for food safety'

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 06:19pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... of the legal department of the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), told the Beijing Times. "Trading platforms" instead refers to commercial websites such as Taobao and Jingdong, ... the food safety authorities are facing a growing threat from rogue vendors using the internet. “There’s a rising trend of crimes [from] trading food and drugs on the internet due ...

  2. News - China Insider - FOOD

    'Vampire drinks' banned by China’s food safety authority

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 05:53pm by Chris Luo

    ... on human blood as if it were a soft drink. However, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has thrown cold water on this fantasy. On Monday, it issued a ban on the sales of all “vampire ... [US Food and Drug Administration].” “Imported beverages without prior examinations and permissions from food safety authorities are illegal... regardless whether they are legitimate to sell ...

  3. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Half of mainland consumers no longer trust Western fast-food companies after scandal

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 06:02pm by Cece Zhang cece.zhang@scmp.com

    ... station. Other food companies that have sourced their meat from Husi include the Swedish furniture retailer, Ikea, and the Chinese fast-food chain, Dicos. The China Food and Drug Administration ... because of the current investigation into food quality. Commentators have also criticised the China Food and Drug Administration for failing to discover the food safety violations by itself during ...

  4. Ex-drug administration boss commits suicide after graft probe

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Former State Food and Drug Administration chief Zheng Xiaoyu has committed suicide, according to a Shanghai-based magazine. He was sacked in June 2005 and investigated for taking bribes, Rumours have been circulating in the drug administration network that Zheng killed himself out of fear of punishment. An administration official did not directly deny the claim ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese task force to target counterfeit food and drugs

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... if the bureau will come under the control of the national food and drug administration, the police or a new body. Teams specialised in food and drug safety crimes were set up in provinces like Hebei and Liaoning as experiments. Hu Yinglian, associate at the National School of Administration, said many people breaking food- and drug-safety rules were only given administrative fines because ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Five Husi bosses quizzed by police over 'rotten meat' scandal, as 1,250 tonnes of food seized

    Posted Jul 23rd 2014, 04:35am by TING YAN

    ... illegal acts from the company, which are not conducted by individuals but planned and organised by the company,” Gu Zhenhua, the deputy director of Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration ... to buyers Shanghai police were today questioning five executives of the meat processing company at the centre of a scandal involving out-of-date meat used in fast food products. Preliminary ...

  7. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Food safety law amendment promises to get tough on offenders and more generous to victims

    Posted Jun 25th 2014, 04:41am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... the amend ment. Zhang Yong, head of the food and drug administration, said food safety had been improving but "the situation remains severe". The existing regulatory system ... food safety cases in the past three years. Media also revealed such shoddy practices as feeding pigs the asthma drug clenbuterol to produce lean meat, recycling cokking oil and passing off fox ...

  8. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Starbucks, Dicos withdraw sandwiches as China launches nationwide probe into 'rotten meat' firm

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:11am by Patrick Boehler

    ... will look at processing sites and meat sources in five other provinces in central, eastern and southern China, the China Food and Drug Administration announced. Violations will be “severely ... full responsibility for the situation and will take appropriate actions swiftly and comprehensively," its statement said. The China Food and Drug Administration has launched ...

  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    China to make food and drug safety a top priority

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... standards and improve supervision. But like the execution in 2007 of the former head of the State Food and Drug Administration for taking bribes to certify drugs and the death penalties and jail ... the list for 81.8 per cent of respondents. The new agency, the General Administration of Food and Drugs, aims to untangle the red tape that prevents effective oversight and regulation. It would now ...

  10. News - China

    Pharmaceutical company loses 1b yuan after 140-word Weibo message

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 11:38am by Amy Li

    ... it due to the lack of empirical statistics on safety and effectiveness - but not because it harms the liver.” The provincial Food and Drug Administration in Jiangxi supported Renhe by issuing ... Having appeared in a TV commercial promoting the medicine, Song said in a worried tone she agreed to do the commercial after learning the drug had been approved by authorities. “I will not appear ...




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