China’s bids to improve food safety and welfare for its people are just empty words – until the leadership has skin in the game

//China’s bids to improve food safety and welfare for its people are just empty words – until the leadership has skin in the game

China’s bids to improve food safety and welfare for its people are just empty words – until the leadership has skin in the game

Food safety in China can be a highly emotive and incendiary issue because of the country’s appalling record over the past decade, including a litany of public health scandals affecting children.These range from the infamous melamine-spiked milk powder scandal in 2008, which killed several children and hospitalised tens of thousands of others, to the discovery last year of more than 200,000 faulty vaccines for children.Chinese parents are constantly on edge because of the alarming occurrence of…

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