Food safety authorities say they will watch food processors more closely after discovering that a Shanghai meat company allegedly repackaged and sold expired beef and chicken to McDonald’s, KFC and other restaurants in China in an organized fashion. Shanghai’s food watchdog agency summoned Husi Food managers Tuesday afternoon to assist with an investigation into the company’s food safety practices. After examining Husi records concerning processing, quality control and sales, agency officials said the violations were organized by the company…Full Article: Xinhua July 2014

Key Point

  • Husi sold expired meat to McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, Papa John’s, Seven-Eleven and FamilyMart (Japan-based convenience store)
  • Authorities seized more than 103 metric tons of expired product

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