At least anything you put in your body. Sheesh.
Beijing steamed buns include cardboard has tip Doda
BEIJING - Chopped cardboard, softened with an industrial chemical and flavored with fatty pork and powdered seasoning, is a main ingredient in batches of steamed buns sold in oneneighborhood, state television said.
Lovely. One way to get your fiber, eh?
The report, aired late Wednesday on, highlights the country's problems with food safety despite government efforts to improve the situation.
Countless small, often illegally run operations exist across China and make money cutting corners by using inexpensive ingredients or unsavory substitutes. They are almost impossible to regulate.
State TV's undercover investigation features the shirtless, shorts-clad maker of the buns, called baozi, explaining the contents of the product sold in Beijing's sprawling Chaoyang district.
And toothpaste unless antifreeze is your plaque eliminator;
China banned manufacturers from making toothpaste with diethylene glycol, a poisonous solvent used in some antifreeze, the state news agency, Xinhua, reported.