中国的工业噩梦

西方媒体总是喜欢追逐猎奇新闻。具有讽刺意味的是,在中国,最近的疯狂事件关注的是食品本身。本周,中国前食品药品监督管理局局长郑筱萸被执行死刑。他受贿近百万美元,显示出这种疯狂也已经渗透进了中国。

首先是大量关于宠物食品被掺入密胺(一种煤的衍生物)、咳嗽药和牙膏里面含有二甘醇(一种味甜的工业化学品,用于防冻液和刹车油)、玩具火车表面涂有含铅漆、被细菌感染的抗生素、爆炸的手机电池以及有缺陷的汽车轮胎。

现在,人们的注意转到了食品上。世界上的各大媒体现在都充塞着有关蜂蜜里掺有工业甜味剂、罐头食品被细菌感染以及含有过量的添加剂、米酒里掺进了工业酒精、还有养殖的鱼、鳗鱼和虾被喂食了大量的抗生素,然后用甲醛进行冲洗以降低细菌的数量的报道。

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