Some of the noodles were sold in packets that carried a message that may be politically charged. Photo: Handout
Some of the noodles were sold in packets that carried a message that may be politically charged. Photo: Handout
Taiwan

Taiwan cracks down on sales of mainland China noodles that said ‘you’re Chinese’

  • Taipei said it was banning sales of luosifen – also known as snail rice noodles – to protect local producers from unfair competition
  • But the messaging on some of the packaging may mean that politics was also a factor behind the ban

Some of the noodles were sold in packets that carried a message that may be politically charged. Photo: Handout
Some of the noodles were sold in packets that carried a message that may be politically charged. Photo: Handout
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