June 23, 2011

Grain reserves in China are free from contamination

A nationwide inspection was carried out on China's grain reserves, and it was found that they were free of contamination and therefore safe for consumption. A senior official of the State Administration of Grain (SAG) said. According to a statement by SAG deputy head Zeng Liying, "the inspection indicates that the state's grain reserves are well-preserved and grain inventory is trustworthy".

China's grain output rose by 2.9 percent in 2010 to reach 546.41 million tons, showing the seventh consecutive years of growth. Another inspection, this time of wheat reserves that were purchased in 2010 summer in provinces of Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei and Henan, found that 1,656 of the inspection's 5,378 samples contained an excessive amount of mycotoxins, according to the SAG statement. Read more ...

This blog is written by Martin Little, The Global Miller, published and supported by the GFMT Magazine and the International Milling Directory from Perendale Publishers
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