If you’re keeping score at home (and I know you are), the latest “food” safety scandal involves a well-known brand of baijiu, China’s infamous white wine, which as everyone knows is extracted and refined from the tears of liberal economists. Or maybe it’s distilled from rice and other types of grains. The news broke a…
I can go on holiday, but I can’t escape the food scandal stories. Even the ones that have absolutely no merit whatsoever.
A classic whodunit. Was it a vindictive government agency, a tough, no tolerance enforcement climate, or an unfair campaign against a foreign company?
The Internet makes it impossible to ensure complete veracity of online statements. For food safety rumors, another approach is necessary.
The food scandals keep coming, and what’s a government supposed to do when nothing else works?
A combination of public education and tough, streamlined enforcement measures will get the job done, but it won’t happen overnight.
Activists in China are being jailed for their fight against unsafe food, while Americans are suing companies whose products are too healthy. Go figure.
The latest food safety crisis comes to us from . . . wait for it . . . Germany. How long will the trade protectionists keep this one alive long after the crisis is over?
Until the time we can train our bodies to produce chlorophyll and get energy directly from the sun, we are going to have to get a handle on this food safety problem.
China’s new draft food safety law, which lays out penalties from fines to life in prison for makers of substandard food, was published on the national legislature website on Sunday for public discussion. Members of the public are being invited to make recommendations and submissions on the draft published at the National People’s Congress (NPC)…