Editor's Note
China has been confronted with food security problems recently. Mandarin fish from Guangdong Province and turbot from Shandong were found to contain poisonous chemicals. And ducks and hens in Hebei Province were fed a red dye so that their red-yolk eggs would sell for a higher price.
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Stores Provide Refunds After Cancer Egg Scare
Several Shanghai supermarkets are giving customers refunds on eggs that city health officials warn may contain a chemical linked to cancer.
KFC: Chinese Diners Safe
Following the US division of worldwide fried chicken empire KFC's promise to stop using artificial fats, the Chinese division on Wednesday assured diners its chicken is fried in unhydrogenated palm oil.
Shandong Bans Sales of Contaminated Turbot
East China's Shandong Province, a major turbot producing area, has banned the sales of turbot containing excessive amounts of carcinogens that were purposefully fed banned chemicals by fish farmers.


- 'Food Safety' Tops the Menu
- Food Scares Spur Safety Measures
- Ensure Food Safety
- 15 to 20 Mln Tons of Grain Spoiled Each Year
- Closer Eye on Food Safety
- Strengthening Surveillance over Farm Products Safety
- Inadequate Storage Causes 20 Mln Ton Grain Lost
- Food Aid Should Go on: Rights Group
- Enhanced Food, Drug Safety Urged
- Report: Officials Fudged Numbers in School Food Poisoning Outbreak
- Report Shows Improved Food Safety in Shanghai
- Children's Clothes Fail Safety Tests
- Efforts for Spring Farming Called
- Farmland Loss Raises Food Security Fears
- Food Poisoning Remains a Problem
- Quality Watchdog: China Soft Drinks Safe
- Doggy Bags Are Now Cool
- Food Safety in Schools Stressed
- McDonald's: No Trans Fats in China Fries
- Shanghai Sets Up Food Safety Think Tank
- Olympic Food Provision Forum

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