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China says food safety challenges remain

January 8, 2008

BEIJING – A four-month-long campaign to improve the quality of China’s food products has achieved encouraging progress but challenges remain, Agriculture Vice Minister Gao Hongbin said Tuesday.

China launched the campaign in August to address product quality and safety problems, including food safety, in the wake of problems found in its exports. The campaign has focused attention on domestic food safety, and the government is developing its first-ever food safety law.

“However, regulation of quality and safety of agricultural products is still faced with arduous challenges,” Gao said in a statement…..