Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Where's that fish from?

Another report this week on the lack of U.S. inspections of food imported from China. In a story that basically said China is "sending us their junk," the St. Louis Post-Dispatch's Washington correspondent found that government officials have no way of tracking where stuff in China comes from -- or what it is. This is mostly in regard to seafood, specifically what Chinese exporters have been calling "catfish." Turns out, some loads that were inspected are not only NOT catifsh, the inspectors couldn't determine WHAT it was.

That's aside from all the stuff that has antibiotics, chemicals and other gunk outlawed in this country.