By: Ko Lin, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
The Taiwan Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) on Wednesday said 12 among 370 sample
items failed to meet the regulation on labeling, and three were found to contain veterinary drug residues, including the eggs sold by popular chain Yi-Jin Foods and Wei-Chuan Food Corp.
Since May, the TFDA have collaborated with local health authorities across 22 cities and counties on a nationwide inspection on eggs sold in supermarkets, malls and convenience stores.
Chiu Hsiu-yi, TFDA’s director in central Taiwan, said it had conducted random inspections on 370 eggs sold by 455 distributors nationwide, of which 358 have passed regulations on labeling while three amongst the 95 eggs tested for drug residues have failed to meet safety standards. [FULL STORY]