Stricter food origin labels urged

MADE IN JAPAN:Imported foodstuffs should not only show the name and location of the company, but also which factory made the products, an FDA official said

Taipei Times
Date: Mar 31, 2015
By: Stacy Hsu  /  Staff reporter

Several Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmakers yesterday urged the Ministry of Health and Welfare to require importers of Japanese food products to clearly label the place of origin in Chinese instead of in code, in an effort to prevent the recurrence of fraudulent origin labeling.

DPP legislators Liu Chien-kuo (劉建國) and Tien Chiu-chin (田秋堇) made the demand at a meeting of the legislature’s Social Welfare and Environmental Hygiene Committee in Taipei.     [FULL  STORY]

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