Preserved eggs are a traditional Chinese delicacy. Photo: Martin Chan

Chinese internet users cry foul after Italy labels preserved eggs inedible

  • Century eggs were among 800 preserved eggs confiscated by Italian authorities, who said they were not fit for human consumption
  • ‘Foreigners are clueless when it comes to food’, wrote one person on Chinese social media, in response to the news
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Preserved eggs are a traditional Chinese delicacy. Photo: Martin Chan
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Kylie Knott

Kylie Knott

After many years with the Post, Kylie Knott found her calling on the culture and lifestyle desk. She writes about the environment, animal welfare, food and the arts.

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen joined the Post in 2017 after completing a master's degree in journalism at City University, London. Originally from the UK, she studied English literature at University College London.