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China Selling Fake Beef

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 25, 2013

If it were not for fakes, China would not make a thing….


Police in Xi’an, capital of northwest China’s Shaanxi province, have busted a factory that produced and sold 1,500 to 2,000 kg of fake beef made from pork to the local market.

The pork was treated with substances including paraffin wax and industrial salts to make it look like beef, according to our Chinese-language sister paper Want Daily.



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