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Honey laundering: tainted and counterfeit Chinese honey floods into the U.S.: via @grist

Honey laundering: tainted and counterfeit Chinese honey floods into the U.S.: via @grist

Mo' honey, mo' problems. Photo: Kathryn Harper If it's possible to write a blockbuster story about honey , Food Safety News has done it: A third or more of all the honey consumed in the U.S. is likely to have been smuggled in from China and may be tainted with illegal antibiotics and heavy metals. A Food Safety News investigation has documented that millions of pounds of honey banned as unsafe in dozens of countries are being imported and sold here in record quantities. ... Experts interviewed by Food Safety News say some of the largest and most long-established U.S. honey packers are knowingly buying mislabeled, transshipped or possibly altered honey so they can sell it cheaper than those companies who demand safety, quality and rigorously inspected honey. This is a serious issue because China has a monumental problem with its honey industry. A bee epidemic in China sever...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/food-safety/2011-08-18-honey-launder...

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