23 July 2019

Food safety a factor in local officials’ appraisal, paper says

Agricultural produce safety has been incorporated into the factors governing local government officials’ performance appraisal, the 21st Century Business Herald reported Thursday, citing a notice issued by the State Council. The move reflects central government’s resolve to ensure food safety after several scandals in recent years. The report also said that the government will set up a food quality follow-up system and a recall mechanism for tainted agricultural produce.

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