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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

Two articles on production of food and ingredients in China

China wrestles with food safety problems
"From steroid-spiked pork to glow-in-the-dark meat to recycled cooking oil collected from sewers, a series of illnesses and scandals linked to tainted food has put officials on guard. But tougher measures have had little effect amid an official culture of secrecy."

China is cheaper, but should you do business there?
"Labor? Cheaper. Ingredient costs? Cheaper. Yes, sourcing nutritional ingredients from China can save you lots of money, but other "costs" should be considered-otherwise it could cost you big time down the road."

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