Thursday, March 27, 2008

Testing Sought for Royal Jelly Imports

Australia's Honey Industry Calls for Tougher Import Controls
ABC (Australia), 2/28/2008

Australia's honey industry is calling for tougher controls on imported apiary by-products.

Eduard Planken, from the Honey Bee Industry Council, says products like Royal Jelly should go through the same testing procedures as honey.

The calls come after claims that Chinese Royal Jelly products containing chloramphenicol, an antibiotic which is not allowed in food in Australia, are being imported, re-labelled and then sold overseas as Australian…

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