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  1. Fake medicine caused eye infections at hospital

    Posted Sep 24th 2010, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... food and drug administration has ruled. A criminal investigation was launched after laboratory tests found that the medicines used did not match their labelling, the authority said in a brief ... The patients thought they were receiving injections of Avastin, a US-made cancer drug that is widely used to treat eye conditions. However, mainland authorities have not approved the use of Avastin ...

  2. White Rabbit candies banned from export

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... India and Papua New Guinea. 'Chinese-made food products containing powdered milk will be banned until their safety is assured,' said the Korea Food and Drug Administration. Powdered ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai has ordered the maker of the famed White Rabbit candy- Guan Sheng Yuan Food- to stop exports after four countries and regions, including Hong Kong, found ...

  3. Plastic bag tax must be extended to all fast food outlets and stores

    Posted Jul 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... say when he will extend bag levy', July 14), you really have to ask if the administration is serious about its commitment to sustainability and to achieving significant reductions ... Extending the levy on plastic bags to all retail stores and fast food outlets would save these operators considerable sums of money throughout the year. Further savings could be made through ...

  4. KFC apologises after banned cancer dye found in products

    Posted Mar 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... at Zhuhai's Food and Drug Administration said the authorities had recalled more than 6,000 boxes of the noodles after an emergency meeting on Tuesday. Huang Jing Hai An Yong Nan Food Company, which ... on Wednesday after they were found tainted with Sudan 1, a banned ingredient in foods. A spokesman for KFC in Hong Kong said no contamination had been found at its outlets. In a statement on Wednesday, ...

  5. TV report on clenbuterol in pigs sees 22 people held

    Posted Mar 19th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the past two years. In February, the US Food and Drug Administration refused imports of four food products from mainland companies after detecting melamine in them. In Henan, the pig feed scandal ... subsidiary of the Shuanghui Group. The revelations are yet another blow to the mainland's scandal-prone food industry. In 2008 at least six children died and nearly 300,000 were made ill by baby ...

  6. Chewing over KFC's fast-food revolution

    Posted Sep 08th 2008, 12:00am by Samantha Kierath

    ... ago KFC first planted its flag on the mainland and began rolling out a fast-food network that today extends into almost all of the country's administrative regions. In the beginning, some ... to the brand's fortunes. But, while the test kitchen continually pushed the fast-food envelope, the results were not always finger-lickin' good- the cod fillet, for one, failed to tickle the taste ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Jul 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the go-ahead by the US Food and Drug Administration to export its newly developed computed tomography system, the NeuViz 16 multi-slice CT scanner, to North America. Neusoft Medical said the new ...

  8. Sasac campaign sees 4 state firms merged

    Posted Apr 04th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Zhou

    ... the number of centrally controlled SOEs to 138 from 141 through mergers yesterday. The State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (Sasac), the country's top state assets ... a maker of heavy machinery, would be merged into State Development and Investment Corp (SDIC), a food-to-energy conglomerate. China Satellite Communications Corp would merge with China Aerospace ...

  9. Bawang expose leads to attack on newspaper

    Posted Jul 31st 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... in advertisements, had failed to register the shampoo with the State Food and Drug Administration, and that it could contain high levels of the cancer-causing agent 1,4-Dioxane. It was the second mainland ...

  10. Tainted-milk producer told to shut down

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... removed from shelves. 'This is a severe food safety accident. Sanlu Group should take a large part of the responsibility,' said ministry party secretary Gao Qiang. He blamed Sanlu, one ... has reported that an inquiry from a member of the public about the problem baby formula was on the website of the General Administration for Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine ...




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