Recently, Yangpu Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau detected excess food additives and forbidden substances in two batches of food imported from Germany. The defective commodities were shipped back, and they included coke and iced tea.

During the inspection, the imported coke was detected to contain Caffeine at 0.278g/kg, which exceeded the standard (0.15g/kg). And the iced tea was found to contain forbidden Chinese herbal medicine.

Hainan inspection and quarantine institutions have further strengthened the inspection systems for imported food in recent years. The system was strengthened for the purpose of ensuring the quality and safety of imported food. 

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