Sanya food safety authorities started to check steamed buns on April 20th after tainted buns were found in Shanghai’s supermarkets. During the inspection, no illegal ingredients were detected, reports
The supervision came in the wake of exposure from a CCTV program that found more than 30,000 tainted buns were delivered to hundreds of Shanghai’s outlets. Illegal chemicals such as coloring, artificial sweeteners and food preservatives were put into the steamed buns.

Sanya relevant authorities carried out spot checks in local markets and workshops. The check covered the use of preservatives and food coloring.

Through no tainted buns have been found in Sanya, authorities have warmed that similar problems such as a breach of label rules and sanitary conditions of workshops are required to be verified during the inspection.

Translated by WOS Team
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