SISEA 210 In class essay

SISEA 210 In class essay - Matias Villaseca Thursday Nov...

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Matias Villaseca Thursday Nov. 1 st 2007 Rise of Asia, NYT report: Wait, don’t eat that: candy scandal stuns Japan: (A3) Wed Oct. 31 st , 2007 774 Arrests in China over safety: (C5) Tues Oct. 30 th , 2007 Even though this topic on its own would probably not be seen as “important”, together, the events become much more than just a matter of candy and meat. In Japan some very recognized food producing companies, Akafuku (candy producing since 1707), Meat Hope (meat packeging producer), and some others such as Fujiya and Shiroi Koibito, have been found to be involved in safety and fraud issues. While, in China, the government has actually arrested a great number of people for producing and selling illeagal tainted foods, drugs and agricultural products. “. .. the government even executed the former head of the nation’s food and drug administration, Zheng Ziaoyu, after he was convicted of accepting bribes and failing to properly supervise food and drug companies. ..” (C1, 774 Arrested. ..). Could this be pointing to a relevant factor for why China and Japan – and who
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