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350 arrested in food safety check

China Daily | Updated: 2013-02-05 07:45

Police have seized 350 suspects involved in 120 food-related criminal cases since a crackdown on food-related crimes began last month.

The police destroyed more than 220 underground food workshops during the crackdown, the Ministry of Public Security revealed on Sunday.

The crackdown will last through 2013, according to the ministry.

It is focusing on quality problems concerning cooking oil, meat and other products that are in great demand during the Lunar New Year holidays.

The ministry said it has organized inspections in supermarkets, food exhibitions, tourist sites and food companies.


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