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China Bans DEHP Tainted Food Products Produced in the Country

2:46 AM MDT | June 13, 2011 | Deepti Ramesh

The Chinese government says that the State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA; Beijing) has ordered a ban on eight products, including food additives, manufactured by four Chinese companies after they were found to be tainted with di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP). The ban on these products follows an import ban starting June 1 on certain DEHP tainted food products and additives from Taiwan. Separately, the Center for Food Safety in Hong Kong announced last week to immediately stop the use and sale of 23 fruit syrups and juices, which were produced in Taiwan that...

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