Better with Peanut Butter?

February 16, 2009

Better with Peanut Butter?


Chinese buns made from cardboard | Ann Arbor News 12 July 2007

BEIJING – Chopped cardboard, softened with an industrial chemical and made tasty with pork flavoring, is a main ingredient in batches of steamed buns sold in one Beijing neighborhood, state television said.

China Central Television’s undercover investigation showed a street vendor making the buns from squares of cardboard picked from the ground.  The report, aired late Wednesday, highlights the country’s problems with food safety despite government efforts to improve the situation.


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