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  • Apr 19, 2014
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Food Scandal

Mutton scandal gives Yum new China headache

Global fast food giant Yum is getting a new round of indigestion in its most profitable market from a new food safety scandal that gets my personal award for "grossest" scandal of the year.

Tuesday, 7 May, 2013, 4:24pm

Most 'beef' sold at Hangzhou market is pork, report finds

Five in eight products labelled as beef at a Hangzhou market were discovered to have no beef content in them at all, according to random sampling tests conducted by a Zhejiang newspaper.

7 Apr 2013 - 7:16pm 1 comment

Coke stumbles, KFC bounces back

Most of recent scandals are related to food safety, but the latest crisis confronting Coke comes on the completely unrelated area of national security. 

13 Mar 2013 - 11:28am

Gluttony for profit to blame for food scandals

Up until two weeks ago, if you asked a viewer of the BBC or CNN to name the first country that comes to mind when they thought about food scandals, "China" would have very likely been the response.

2 Mar 2013 - 3:30am 1 comment