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Chinese Food Scare ?

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I bought this Tofu on March thinking to use soon though, I don’t remember

why but anyhow, it went out of sight in my fridge —– when I discovered this

a week later, it seemed perfectly alright to eat —– though, wait a moment,

Tofu used to be last less than a week even before open the package while the

water getting yellowish murky and the package got ballooned up.

—– with a serious doubt, I decided to experiment to watch this Tofu.

—– FOUR months past.  The Tofu looks exactly the same to the beginning.  

There is a kind of “Wisdom” to watch, such as a bread. = in the original plastic

bag, if the loaf of bread didn’t mold after 4 days, don’t eat and stop to buy

that bread because the food preservative is too strong.


Coincidently, there was a news in a Japanese site transcribing a news from a

Chinese paper,  Global Times ; 

【海外発!Breaking News】もはや塩も信用でき



2015071212:55 by Joy横手





中国の英字新聞『Global Times』によれば、このほど中国・公安部の指導のもとで北京市および江蘇省の

警察が行った4か月にわたる抜き打ちの商品検査により、有害な塩を生産し ていた北京の工場が摘発され、


いった都市、省に流 通していたという。




していたことから、江蘇省泰州市・公安局のZhu Jinhua氏は彼らが大変な利益をあげていたとみている。

また北京の「中国農業大学」で食物科学・栄養技術学が専門のFan Zhihong教授は、「致死量には


一般消費者が購入する販売店 向けではなく、大部分が食品加工工場向けであろう」などと述べている。


Which said, a factory was discovered who has been selling an industrial chemical,

a mixture of Sodium nitrite and common salt packaged as a Cooking Salt.

My guess was that, this factory didn’t pay enough money to the local police, that all.

—– many stories of the Chinese Food Scare were too well known.    Such as that

famous Melamine Milk or Swage Oil were the name but feeeeew.    As a matter of fact,

since the scandal of Swage Oil, I stopped to buy any Chinese food using any oil, not

only Sesami Oil kind but even to Fried fishball.   (The circulation of Swage Oil for mix

was said to be too widely spread and impossible to trace).  

—– The trouble is their mentality.



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  1. duckworth lewis said, on July 21, 2015 at 11:21

    i found ‘tofuking’ funny 🙂

  2. duckworth lewis said, on July 21, 2015 at 11:43

    no, i read it as ‘tofucking’ 🙂

  3. elenacaravela said, on July 23, 2015 at 22:58

    Really scary!

    • yoshizen said, on July 24, 2015 at 01:15

      Yes indeed. I just changed it to buy from a Japanese shop.

  4. Tofu-Tofu | Yoshizen's Blog said, on October 17, 2015 at 04:38

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