There has been a crack down in China on dodgy meat vendors. Can’t see what the problem is…I’ve blogged about eating guinea pigs before…rats aren’t too far off that. I ate rats in Thailand…off a bbq on the side of the road. Very tasty.
Chinese police have arrested 904 people and seized 20,000 tonnes of illegal products since the turn of the year, in an investigation into “meat-related offences” which revealed fox, mink and rat meat all being passed off as mutton.
Suspects in Baotou produced fake beef and lamb jerky from duck meat and sold it to markets in 15 provinces. Levels of E coli in the product “seriously exceeded standards”, the country’s Public Security Ministry said. Read more »