Radio Taiwan International
Date: 04 January, 2021
By: John Van Trieste
The move to allow the import of ractopamine-treated pork has removed a major stumbling block in US-Taiwan trade ties. However, it has proved controversial, with many in Taiwan concerned about the additive’s safety for human consumption.
On Monday, Su led a delegation of Cabinet ministers to the Port of Taipei to get an overview of the toughened inspection process for imported pork.
Pork importers will need to submit applications to the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine and the Food and Drug Administration. [FULL STORY]