Tuesday, December 16, 2008

It Says Something that Some of this Stuff Needs to be Banned

The Chinese have just recently (Monday) banned such food additives (food additives?) as lye and boric acid.

Substances commonly used as industrial dyes, insecticides and drain cleaners were included on a list of illegal food additives China released Monday as part of a monthslong government crackdown aimed at improving the country's shoddy food safety record.

Remember when Walmart used to buy predominately American products? Hey Walmart, low prices aren't the most important thing.

Among the 17 banned substances was boric acid, commonly used as an insecticide, which is mixed with noodles and meatballs to increase elasticity,

I did not know that. That's bad news for tape worms.

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