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Food packaging fails safety tests

Updated: 2012-08-11 07:46
By Jin Zhu ( China Daily)

An industry study showed that some well-known food products in China fail to meet national safety standards for external packaging.

Insiders predict that such scandals are unlikely to be avoided in the short term because of lax enforcement.

Dong Jinshi, executive vice-president of the International Food Packaging Association, said its tests found many paper cups for instant noodles and milk tea have excessive fluorescent whitening agent on their outside packaging.

Food packaging fails safety tests