A story in yesterday’s Straits Times reported that some people in Japan had been taken to hospital after eating green beans from China. Their mouths had become numb. Tests subsequently revealed that the beans had 34,500 times the permitted residue of pesticides on them. After the recent melamine cover-up and last year’s food scandals, I wonder if anyone going to feel safe eating food from China again?
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