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China looks to ease food safety concerns

With public concern running high, the new Chinese leadership has issued new controls.

Last Modified: 07 Jul 2013 20:29
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Food scares in China are now almost a weekly event.

The latest: Fake vitamin pills filled with dangerous pain-killers.

And in the Pearl River Delta, government studies show vegetables contaminated by heavy metals.

With public concern running high, the new Chinese leadership has issued new controls. 

Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Hong Kong.

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