A national standard on plasticizer levels in liquor could be implemented in the next two months, after the industry was hit by several scandals since last year, according to China Central Television news’ account on micro blog site Weibo. Ma Yong, deputy secretary general of the China National Food Industry Association, was quoted as saying that the new standards could be much looser than previous standards on the level of plasticizers on food…Full-text article: China Daily Apr 2013

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  • In November 2012, Chinese product safety officials found excessive levels of plasticizers in a sample baijiu liquor that was manufactured by Jiugui Liquor Co.

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