Letters Adulteration of the food chain

Fake meat scandals add to Chinese food fears

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f3385 (Published 28 May 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f3385
  1. Cong Dai, ward doctor1,
  2. Min Jiang, professor, department of gastroenterology1
  1. 1First Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, Heping District, Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, People’s Republic of China
  1. congdai2006{at}sohu.com

First there were 20 000 dead pigs floating down the Huangpu river,1 2 a main source of water for Shanghai city. That was followed by thousands of dead ducks in the Nanhe river in the southwest province of Sichuan. Dead pigs and ducks had been used in the production of fake meat. …

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