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Upgrading food safety

2013-06-18 10:58:57
China's top legislature adopted the country's first food safety law in the first half of 2009, months after milk contaminated with melamine killed six infants and sickened 300,000 others.

Food-safety offenders to receive harsher penalties

2013-06-18 10:54:30
Shanghai strives to impose economical and legal deterrents on lawbreakers.

New tech can help to keep food safe

2013-06-18 10:42:16
Vice-Premier Wang Yang urged public and civil groups to help supervise food safety, particularly through modern technology.

Ice wine center set up

2013-06-17 15:05:22
The World Ice Wine Alliance announced the establishment of its China Center recently.

China gives approval to GM soybeans

2013-06-14 08:12:52
China's agricultural authorities issued biosafety certificates to three new overseas varieties of genetically modified soybeans on Thursday.

Fancy eateries now offering budget lunches

2013-06-14 08:12:52
Luxury hotels and high-end restaurants in Shanghai's central Jing'an district are becoming canteens for office workers amid central government calls for frugality and a crackdown on extravagance.

Seafood businesses flounder amid cut in luxury spending

2013-06-14 07:40:24
Piles of high-end seafood sat quietly in the small tanks of various vendors, during a visit to one of the largest aquatics markets in northern Beijing.

Exports of Australian beef reach record high in May with soaring demand from Asia

2013-06-13 09:40:39
Exports of Australian beef and veal are the highest on record, with soaring demand from China and the Middle East.

Suspected food poisoning sickens 160 in S China

2013-06-13 09:35:51
A total of 160 staff from a food company in south China's Guangdong province were suspected of suffering from food poisoning.

Rice dumplings

2013-06-09 09:44:18
For the Dragon Boat Festival on June 12, Ritz-Carlton Beijing has crafted a variety of glutinous rice dumplings with traditional and authentic recipes.

Wine buffet and tapas

2013-06-09 05:48:56
In up-and-coming Wan Chai, the choices for eating and drinking have grown steadily for years now.

Health food companies warned over false ads

2013-06-08 10:56:43
The China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has warned 32 health food companies for releasing advertisements featuring illegal content.

McDonald's hopes to wow mainland diners with rice

2013-06-07 10:20:57
With an eye on dinner tables in the Chinese mainland, McDonald's, the world's leading fast food operator, on Wednesday announced new rice products for the mainland market.

Chinese vice premier stresses food, drug safety

2013-06-07 10:20:57
Vice Premier Wang Yang on Wednesday urged further reforms to ensure food and drug safety.

China to maintain food self-sufficiency

2013-06-07 10:20:57
China will remain self-sufficient in the main food crops, though output will slow in the next decade under increasing resource and rural labor constraints, according to a new forecast by two international agencies.

A German fan of Chinese medicine

2013-05-30 08:10:17
It took thousands of miles for Henriette Reker to experience the magic of traditional Chinese medicine, but she believes it was worth it.

Benefits of meat deal

2013-05-31 11:18:13
The $4.7 billion deal to buy US meats icon Smithfield Foods that China's Shuanghui International announced on Wednesday represents more than a smart business decision.

Diabetes rate soars in Chinese-Canadians: study

2013-05-31 11:18:13
Chinese-Canadians may be at a higher risk of being diagnosed with diabetes even with their lower rates of obesity, according to a new study released Thursday.

Acquisition to sharpen Chinese meat processor's edge

2013-05-31 11:12:57
Shuanghui International, China's largest meat processor, has agreed to buy Smithfield Foods for 7.1 billion U.S. dollars.

A Bite of China sold to 43 countries and regions

2013-05-29 22:04:38
China Central Television's most popular documentary last year, A Bite of China, has been sold to 43 countries and regions, according to information released by CCTV-9.