Cabinet: Ample preparations will be made for US pork imports

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 11 September, 2020
By: Leslie Liao

The Cabinet says that it will make ample preparations for the import of US pork with ractopamine residue

Officials say that Taiwan is making ample preparations for a planned opening of the market to US pork containing ractopamine residue. Ractopamine is a leanness-enhancing pig feed additive commonly used in the US. Taiwan is set to loosen restrictions on ractopamine-treated pork at the start of next year. 

The KMT has voiced its opposition to the move. It says that the Tsai administration has yet to reach a decision on the labeling of lard products.    [FULL  STORY]

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