This year’s CCTV March 15 party exposed the production of fake “Thai fragrant rice” by a company. The merchants involved artificially added flavors to ordinary rice during the production process to give it the flavor of fragrant rice. The companies involved were punished to varying degrees.
Case 2: A rat head was eaten in the canteen of a university in Jiangxi
On June 1, a student at a university in Jiangxi found an object suspected to be a mouse head in the food in the cafeteria. This situation aroused widespread attention. The public expressed doubts about the preliminary investigation results that the object was a "duck neck". Subsequently, investigation results revealed that it was the head of a mouse-like rodent. It was determined that the school involved was primarily responsible for the incident, the enterprise involved was directly responsible, and the market supervision and management department was responsible for supervision.
Case 3: Aspartame is suspected of causing cancer, and the public expects a shorter ingredient list
On July 14, IARC, WHO and FAO, JECFA jointly released an assessment report on the health effects of aspartame. Aspartame is classified as possibly carcinogenic to humans (IARC Group 2B). At the same time, the JECFA reiterated that the allowable daily intake of aspartame is 40 mg per kilogram of body weight.
Case 4: The General Administration of Customs requires a complete ban on the import of Japanese aquatic products
On August 24, the General Administration of Customs issued an announcement on a comprehensive suspension of imports of Japanese aquatic products. In order to comprehensively prevent the risk of radioactive contamination caused by Japanese nuclear sewage to food safety, protect the health of Chinese consumers, and ensure the safety of imported food, the General Administration of Customs has decided to completely suspend the import of water originating from Japan starting from August 24, 2023 (inclusive) Products (including edible aquatic animals).
Case 5: Banu hot pot sub-brand uses illegal mutton rolls
On September 4, a short video blogger posted a video claiming that the Chaodao hotpot restaurant in Heshenghui, Beijing, sold “fake mutton.” After the incident occurred, Chaodao Hotpot stated that it had immediately removed the mutton dish from the shelves and sent related products for inspection.
The report results show that the mutton rolls sold by Chaodao do contain duck meat. For this reason, customers who have consumed mutton rolls at Chaodao stores will be compensated 1,000 yuan, covering 13,451 portions of mutton sold since the opening of Chaodao Heshenghui store on January 15, 2023, involving a total of 8,354 tables. At the same time, other related stores have been completely closed for rectification and thorough investigation.
Case 6: Rumors that coffee causes cancer again
On December 6, the Fujian Provincial Consumer Rights Protection Committee sampled 59 types of freshly prepared coffee from 20 coffee sales units in Fuzhou City, and found low levels of the Class 2A carcinogen "acrylamide" in all of them. It is worth noting that this sampling sample involves 20 mainstream brands in the market such as "Luckin" and "Starbucks", including different categories such as Americano coffee, latte and flavored latte, basically covering the freshly made and ready-to-sell coffee on the market.
Post time: Jan-10-2024