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Tainted children’s clothes scandal in China


A finding of cancer-causing chemicals on children’s clothes sparked public fear yesterday, after a report aired on national state broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV). The station’s Weekly Quality Report investigative programme carried the report, claiming that a recent Beijing Consumer Association test of 63 samples of children’s clothes sold on the mainland revealed that nearly … Continue reading

Toxic pesticides used to keep ginger fresh in China


According to a special report by Hong Kong’s Ming Pao, after the scandal in Qingzhou, Shandong of keeping cabbage fresh by formaldehyde, a toxic chemical that may cause cancer, another food scandal emerged there yesterday. Mainland media exposed that the vegetable farmers there used toxic pesticide 666 powder and DDVP to keep ginger fresh. Vegetable … Continue reading

Bak choi found to be sprayed with formalin


Vegetable wholesalers in Shandong have been caught spraying toxic formalin on bak choi to keep them fresh in the latest food safety scandal to hit the mainland. Vendors in Qingzhou said that spraying diluted formalin on bak choi had become a common practice locally in the past three to four years, the Xiaoxiang Morning Post … Continue reading

Toxic cabbage another food scandal in China


Hong Kong’s Ming Pao newspaper gives a story based on Middle Shandong Morning Post’s report that a new toxic food, toxic cabbage, has emerged in Shandong, China. Recently, people in Shandong find that cabbages on the market have a pungent smell and guess that they have been sprayed with formaldehyde to keep them fresh. Upon … Continue reading

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