Just like Britain, Taiwan has a beef with imports of US food

Thousands demonstrated in Taipei last weekend over the possible imports of US pork, in an issue which has become a political flashpoint, reports WIlliam Yang

Wednesday 25 November 2020 17:31
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<p>Men maintain order before protesters march to the Presidential Office Building in Taipei, which this year focused on the government’s proposed import of US</p>

Men maintain order before protesters march to the Presidential Office Building in Taipei, which this year focused on the government’s proposed import of US

It is a tale familiar to anyone in the UK

A country desperate for a trade agreement with the US as it seeks a new place in the world, but facing consumer anger over the subsequent lowering of food standards with American food imports.

But for Britain, read Taiwan, and for chlorinated chicken and hormone-fed beef, think pork.

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