Jul 23, 2014

China food scandal

KFC, Pizza Hut, and McDonald’s are hit with a new China food scandal: expired meat products

A toxic food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc. and others, as well as products of McDonald’s Corp. as far away as Japan.

McDonald’s and KFC’s parent Yum Brands Inc. apologized to Chinese customers Monday after it emerged that Shanghai Husi Food Co. Ltd., a unit of U.S.-based OSI Group LLC, had supplied expired meat to the two chains.

McDonald’s Japan apologized to its customers and said it has switched to another chicken meat supplier.The firm said it has stopped importing chicken meat from Shanghai.

It does feel like everything in China is slowly killing you.


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