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5 pharmacies begin to sell baby formula

2013-10-28 07:01:30
Vending machines, discounts used to attract customers, but sales poor.

GM rice passes safety tests in China

2013-10-28 10:20:24
Researchers at China’s Agricultural University have concluded that testing on transgenic rice has so far brought no abnormalities.

240 students ill with suspected food poisoning

2013-10-25 11:01:16
A suspected food poisoning case on Thursday made over 240 students ill in north China's Inner Mongolia autonomous region.

Website challenges China's "crab and persimmon" myth

2013-10-25 10:23:19
In a country where food taboos are as rich as the culinary culture, you may get a well-meaning warning when you ask for fruit after a crab feast.

China's farm produce prices rise slightly

2013-10-24 09:51:15
The prices of farm produce in 36 major Chinese cities rose slightly in the week ending Oct 20 compared with the week earlier

CDC to probe whether GM study used schoolchildren

2012-09-12 07:50:52
China's top health authority has ordered an investigation into an allegation that genetically modified golden rice was tested on Chinese schoolchildren in Hunan province in 2008 as part of a Sino-US research project.

GM food influx a dilemma

2013-06-20 11:00:46
As GM food flows into China, the country has to face up to questions such as safety and farmers being priced out of the market.

Educate public on GM food

2013-07-02 08:48:04
People should be the ones to decide whether they want to buy GM products or not, which they can do only if the decision-making process of the authorities is transparent and GM food is properly labeled.

Frank Facts on Frankenfoods

2013-07-05 10:04:05
A reported correlation between genetically modified soybeans and cancer is the focus of the latest debate over food safety in China.

Approach GM food carefully

2013-07-02 08:48:04
Given the general global opposition to transgenic food technology on health and environmental grounds, China should adopt a careful approach to commercial production of GM crops.

GM beans provide food for thought

2013-06-25 18:14:32
Chinese authorities must conduct more thorough and serious research into GM food.

List of approved GM food clarified

2013-09-17 08:17:42
Chinese agricultural experts have clarified a list of genetically modified food that has been officially approved, a move in response to wide debates over the safety of such products in daily life.

Scientists requested central government to plant GM crops

2013-10-21 07:10:09
Experts in genetically modified product research have revealed that they petitioned the central government in July to increase the production of genetically modified crops.

Awareness of GM food

2013-10-21 07:11:14
Our society appears surprisingly polarized on genetically modified crops.

Experts push for more data about GM foods

2013-10-21 23:50:38
Agricultural experts and the public are calling on authorities to accelerate progress on information disclosure about genetically modified food.

Eating event adds spice to GM food debate

2013-10-23 07:10:45
More than 300 people gathered to enjoy a bowl of porridge made from genetically modified food on Saturday, an attempt to quell public fears about the safety of the product.

Tibet's grain industry maintains sustainable development

2013-10-22 13:46:38
Themed as "Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition", the World Food Day in 2013 falls on Oct 16. Tibet has embraced the harvest since September and its grain industry maintains a sustainable development and ensures safety in production.

GM rice taste test quells doubts

2013-10-22 10:10:58
About 260 Chinese volunteers participated in a taste test of genetically modified (GM) rice, hoping to reassure the public about the food.

China allocates funds to boost food security

2013-10-22 09:44:00
The Chinese central government has allocated 600 million yuan (97.88 million U.S. dollars) to encourage food output and help boost China's food security.

Rising Chinese demand fuels Australia's exports

2013-10-22 09:33:56
Soaring demand from China has trigged a surge of exports in Australia’s Victoria state.