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Cheap Indian Medicines Illegally Flooding Pak Markets

...uld get cheap treatment of Hepatitis B. Pakistan imports anti-Hepatitis B vaccine from the UK, Korea and ot...European countries, out of which around 60 percent imports are made from Korea, which cost a lot to the consumers. He further said that India accounts for 22...

EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform

...her parts of the world, consumption is falling and imports are increasing by about 10 percent," Fischer-Boel ...ls at home and they lose market share to New World imports in traditionally large markets like Britain and Germany. Under the root-and-branch reform, the dis...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...ernment actions to ban, recall or restrict Chinese imports from juice to toothpaste suspected of containing high levels of toxins. China's pharmaceutical industry is lucrative but poorly regulated. Some companies try to cash in by substituting fake or substandard ingredients. The latest U.S. recalls an...

Top China Official Pessimistic on Fixing Food Safety Woes

...ports. Authorities have seized a number of US-made imports on safety concerns in moves widely viewed as retaliatory. However, Sun admitted there was widespread use of dangerous chemicals in China's agricultural and livestock industries and that such problems posed a major threat to China's exports. 'Food...

Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

...huge scare over melamine found in the wheat gluten imports from China. The gluten is used in the manufacture ...huge scare over melamine found in the wheat gluten imports from China. The gluten is used in the manufacture of pet food. The scare resulted in recall of aroun...

Taiwan Bans Circuses from Importing Protected Animals

...ildlife Conservation Law passed late Thursday, all imports and exports of animals such as lions, tigers, elephants and monkeys are prohibited unless they are needed for research, said Tien Chiu-chin, of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, who proposed the bill. The new law categorises the banned anima...

Lead Scare Causes Thomas to Derail

...ll comes amid a series of health outrage regarding imports from china in the form of food, drugs and other products which were found to contaminated. Thousands of animals in the United States were poisoned from pet food additives made in China, one of a series of incidents that have exposed lax controls in B...

Go for Russia, Not China, Wine Experts Say

... Official Russian statistics estimate that in 2005 imports totalled 1.2 billion dollars, more than double the amount only two years before. Russian visitors to this year's Vinexpo show are estimated to be about 700 by Anastasia Prokhorova, editor of Russia's Wine News, up from 500 in 2005, out of a total of ...

One Fifth of Timor Needs Food Assistance: UN Report

...ch) is estimated at 86,000 tonnes. With commercial imports anticipated at 71,000 tonnes, including an expected Government purchase of 16,000 tonnes for a national strategic food reserve, there remains a cereal deficit of 15,000 tonnes that will need to be bridged through international food assistance. The ...

Consume Less, Experts Advise as Malthusian Nightmare Returns to Haunt West

...supplies more than two-thirds of the world's grain imports this unprecedented move will affect food prices everywhere. In Europe farmers are switching en masse to fuel crops to meet the EU requirement that bio-fuels account for 20 per cent of the energy mix. Ethanol is almost universally popular with polit...

Organic Farms Provide a Clue for India's Struggling Farms

...e managed. 'The government can assure it through imports -- that's not a problem anymore,' said Sud. 'And by growing high-value crops the farmer would have money to purchase foods.' -- A strategy for healthy food and healthy growth -- Indian organic farmers can look abroad too, an export promoter said....

China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods

...nternational scrutiny over the quality of its food imports and other goods that have caused harm to buyers overseas. Reports in the United States of tainted pet foods, dangerous toys, drugs, fish, cosmetics and other products from China have led to a spate of recalls and bans there. In Panama, at least 8...

US to Detain Seafood Imports from China

...st exporter of seafood to the United States, which imports about 80 percent of its seafood....

Louisiana Residents Warned Against Brown Recluse Spiders

...s perhaps migrated from Florida through commercial imports of plants, food, building materials, or furniture. LSU entomologist Dennis Ring is advising Louisiana residents to wear gloves, long-sleeved shirts and long pants when working outdoors, especially in areas that don't get a lot of human activity. ...

China Eyeing US Cooked Chickens Market

... she asserts that Congress should restrict chicken imports until Beijing is ready to improve food safety oversight. "There is deception," DeLauro said. "There is lax regulation, and they've got unsanitary conditions. They need to hear from us they're at risk. Congress has to look at limiting some of thei...

India is Uncorking Its Wine Market: Expert

...ir (Fenavin) here, India has said it would welcome imports of Spanish wines and collaborations in production if a strong element of "price sensitivity" was introduced. "However, price sensitivity does not necessarily mean selling the cheapest wine," Subhash Arora, president of the Delhi Wine Club, told de...

US Halts Import of Chinese Toothpaste

...ederal government has announced it is stopping all imports of Chinese toothpaste till the Food and Drug Admin...commonly used in antifreeze and brake fluid. The imports will be released only if they test negative for the chemical. The FDA began the tests following re...

US Consumers Warned Against Toxic Chinese Fish

...rters. Only two days ago the US put on hold all imports of Chinese toothpaste till the FDA comes out with ...r these terms and the FDA is currently chasing all imports from the Chinese supplier. The agency advised consumers not to buy or eat the mislabelled fish. Ea...

Bird Flu Reappears in Malaysia

... said it would immediately suspend poultry and egg imports from Selangor as a precaution, while imports from other parts of Malaysia will continue. Malaysia suffered outbreaks of avian influenza among p...

Experts Stresses the Need for National Vaccination Policy

...eeds nearly 60 million BCG vaccines every year. It imports about 20 million doses through the UN children's agency UNICEF and manufactures the rest. As part of a larger exercise known as the Routine Immunization Programme (RIP), which began in 1978, the BCG vaccination was administered at birth. It includ...

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