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Chinese consumers continue to be weary of domestically produced foods, even those sold under international brands.
Departments: The Battle Over "Pink Slime"
Science vs. public outrage over BPI's lean finely textured beef
The United States is often said to have a two-pronged food safety regulatory system, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) responsible for inspecting meat, poultry, and eggs, while the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) oversees the other fresh and processed foods that make up 80% of the food supply. This system leads to frequently cited inspection gaps and overlaps that critics say contribute to food safety problems: The FDA oversees fresh eggs, but the USDA inspects processed egg products;...