Supplier of tainted bean curds busted in Pingtung County

Tsai brothers likely to face seven-year imprisonment

Taiwan News
Date: 2015-10-19
By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taiwan’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revealed Monday that batches

Tainted bean curds found in Pingtung.  Central News Agency

Tainted bean curds found in Pingtung. Central News Agency

of bean curds containing excessive hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) sold in traditional markets in Pingtung last week may have presumably been consumed.

According to the FDA, results of the tainted products manufactured and distributed by Li-Chen Foods in Pingtung County failed to pass safety regulations after samples of pressed tofu were randomly picked up last Thursday pending laboratory tests.

The Monday bust, comprised of health authorities and police from the municipal government, found six barrels of hydrogen peroxide at the factory complex weighing 1,350 kilograms in total.     [FULL  STORY]

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