Radio Taiwan International
Date: 14 September, 2020
By: Leslie Liao
Ractopamine is a leanness-enhancing pig feed additive commonly used in the US.
Chen’s comments on Monday came in response to public concern over a comment he made during a recent radio interview. Chen said during that interview that the easing of import restrictions will elevate Taiwan’s international status.
But Chen said Monday that food safety is one of the health ministry’s main responsibilities. He said that he would not sacrifice food safety for the sake of international trade.