Health, Nutrition, and Food (Jiànkāng yíngyǎng shíwù 健康营养食物)


A little girl takes a bite from a sandwich. Nutrition and food safety in China have become an international issue since it was discovered that melamine was added to Chinese milk and infant formula to artificially increase its protein levels. The chemical caused the poisoning of many Chinese children and contaminated many foods exported from China. PHOTO BY JOAN LEBOLD COHEN.

Traditionally, Chinese food was healthy, mainly because millennia of famine led people to learn….

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By | 2014-12-16T16:54:44+00:00 November 26th, 2011|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Cuisine, History, Arts, and Culture, Society and Social Welfare|Comments Off on Health, Nutrition, and Food (Jiànkāng yíngyǎng shíwù 健康营养食物)

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