Thursday, January 2, 2014

Chinese Consumers not to be Out-Foxed

Walmart has recalled a donkey meat product sold in some of its stores in China amid reports it was contaminated with fox. ...
... Fox meat sells for about $1 per kilo in Shandong province and is cheaper than donkey, a popular snack in some parts of China. While popular, donkey accounts for a tiny fraction of overall meat consumption. In 2011 China slaughtered 2.4 million donkeys, according to country’s livestock industry yearbook. ...
... Food and product safety scandals remain rampant in China, despite years of government attempts to tackle the problem. There have been countless cases in recent years of adulterated rodent meat being passed off as that of more expensive animals.

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Walmart recalls donkey meat - because it contains fox - The Irish Times - Thu, Jan 02, 2014:

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