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China Announces Plan to Improve Food Safety

12:44 AM MDT | June 19, 2012 | Deepti Ramesh

The Chinese government has released a new plan to improve food safety regulations and to address food safety concerns. China currently has more than 2,000 national regulations on food and more than 2,900 industry-based regulations, and many of these regulations are overlapping or contradict each other, because multiple government agencies were responsible for compiling their own standards years ago, the government says. The government now plans to improve national food safety regulatory standards by revamping outdated standards, reviewing and abolishing any...

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