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Banned additive sold in steamed bun capital

09-21-2011 08:51 BJT


Bottles containing artificial flavorings are displayed on the shelves of a shop in
Jiangzhen town, Anqing city of East China’s Anhui province, Sept 17, 2011. The small town,
famous for its pastries, is packed with shops selling essence used in stuffing for buns. On
a road less than 1,000 meters, six such shops can be seen offering the product for sale. On
Sept 13, several steamed bun shops in Beijing selling the well-known chain Zhenggongfu were
accused of illegally mixing essence into their meat stuffing to boost flavor. Many of the
Zhenggongfu bun shops are run by people from Jiangzhen town. [Photo/CFP]

Veltol, a banned additive used in meat stuffing is displayed in a shop in Jiangzhen town,
Sept 17, 2011. This brand of additive is widely used by Zhenggongfu steamed bun shops in
Beijing. [Photo/CFP]

Shops selling essence for meat stuffing line a street in Jiangzhen town, Anhui province,
Sept 17, 2011. [Photo/CFP]

Bottles containing artificial essence are displayed on the shelves in a shop in Jiangzhen
town, Anqing city of East China’s Anhui province, Sept 17, 2011. [Photo/CFP]


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