China has fewer and often lower food safety standards, and about one fourth of the current standards have not been updated for more than ten years.
The gap between Chinese and EU standards is especially large.
For example, China’s maximum residual limit of diethylstilbestrol (DES) is 0.25/kg, 250 times that of the EU (0.001 mg/kg).
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Fatal Misperception: How Unsafe Is Chinese Food?
by Yanzhong Huang, 10 July 10 2013
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