Failure to improve labeling will meet with high fines, though government will provide stickers
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) recently announced that the country will set an allowable level of ractopamine (10ppb) for imported pork and open its market to U.S. pork and beef from animals over 30 months old. The policy is set to be implemented on Jan. 1, 2021, according to CNA.
To be in line with the upcoming policy, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration recently announced a barrage of new signage regulations, such as requiring restaurants to indicate the country of slaughter for pork as well as for all packaged meat. [FULL STORY]