DPP lawmakers urged to support the lifting of ban on US meat

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 22 December, 2020
By: Paula Chao

Premier Su Tseng-chang (CNA file photo)

Premier Su Tseng-chang is calling on ruling DPP lawmakers to support the government’s decision to lift the ban on US pork imports, which will take effect in January. Su was speaking Tuesday.

In August, President Tsai Ing-wen issued an executive order, lifting restrictions on US meat containing the leanness-enhancing ractopamine. The government said the chemical does not pose a health hazard if levels are within international standards, but critics argued that ractopamine is not safe for human consumption.   [FULL  STORY

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