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Health scare halts Maling exports

FOOD SAFETY The Chinese firm said that it was probing claims a shipment to Hong Kong was contaminated with nitrofurans, an antibiotic believed to be carcinogenic


The news comes ahead as economic talks between the US and China next week just outside of Beijing that will focus on safety of food exports, as well as drugs and medical devices. US Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt is expected to sign deals on helping Chinese exports of meet US quality and safety standards.

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