Posts Tagged ‘Food’

It’s Not “Quality Fade”. It’s Oversight Fade. It’s Not “Poorly Made”. It’s Poorly Managed

Monday, August 20, 2012 9:40 1 Comment

In response to the recent news that two Chinese automakers were recalling cars exported to Australia for a quality failure (asbestos in car seat foam), Michael Dunne wrote the follow up post on China Realtime Chinese Asbestos in Australia? Blame ‘Quality Fade’ where he offers two possibilities for how the “failure” occurred: First, were they […]

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10 Foods I (Try to) Avoid in China

Monday, May 14, 2012 9:10 11 Comments

Following last week’s post, I was reminded by a reader about a post I wrote a couple years back , and I decided to update it as the core of the post was a list of foods that I generally avoid in China. It is a list that has changed over time, but in looking […]

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Food. The Reason Some Are Looking to Leave China

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 7:37 4 Comments

Speak to anyone who had a child while they were in China, and one of the first issues that comes up is food safety. Beyond air pollution, there is no topic that (in general) I have more discussions about… and more often than not I am being asked what I eat and where do I […]

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Soaring Meat Consumption in China Has Global Implications

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 1:06 2 Comments

After writing the piece China’s Energy Gaps Create Opportunities last week, a few different articles came across my RSS reader that highlighted the need for a food post as well. Food is one of those things that I do not think gets enough attention. There are certainly more than enough stories about food safety in […]

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Fixing China’s Food Safety Issues will Require a $100 Billion

Friday, July 6, 2007 4:46 4 Comments

With all the recent news surrounding the safety of Chinese produced goods, many are looking for answers and I would like to thank my friends at A.T. Kearny who turned me onto a recent report entitled Fixing China’s Food Safety Issues will Require a $100 Billion Investment (PDF Report Here). Supported by a detailed powerpoint […]

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