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China Uncovers Thousands of Dangerous Foods
...s included paraffin wax and various dyes including malachite
green, which can be carcinogenic, were also found. Han said most of the sources of the contaminated foods were small, unlicensed food processing plants that employed fewer than 10 people. However, about 75 percent of China's one million food-proc...
US to Detain Seafood Imports from China
...er contaminants, the antimicrobials nitrofuran and malachite
green, have been shown to be carcinogenic with long-term exposure in lab animals and also banned in China. China is the largest producer of seafood from aquaculture in the world, accounting for 70 percent of the total production and 55 percent of t...
Dye-Contaminated Fish From Guangdong
...ng Kong authorities have been warning residents of malachite
green, a synthetic dye used to treat fungal infect...er fish from the mainland have tested positive for malachite
green. Guangdong, separated from Hong Kong by the Shenzhen River, is the biggest mainland fish ma...
Hong Kong to Tighten Food Safety Laws
...e were found to contain the carcinogenic substance malachite
green. Eggs imported from China have also been found to contain a potentially dangerous red dye injected into the yolk to give it an appearance favoured by some Chinese buyers. Health officials in Hong Kong were criticised for their response to t...
Malachite green adulteration in seafood exports
...orage and travel. Leucomalachite is the product of malachite
green which persists in fish tissues for long peri...sumers and ordered that seafood should not contain malachite
green and even a very minimum quantity of malachite
green in fish was considered as adulterated food...