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China Daily: Fake Pig Ears Made from Gelatin and Sodium Oleate Found in China Market

On May 15, 2012, China Daily published a report titled “Market Sells Fake Pig Ears.”  According to the article, the pig ears purchased in a market in Ganzhou, the second largest city in Jiangxi Province, were made from gelatin and sodium oleate. “According to food safety regulations, sodium oleate cannot be used as a food additive.” The pig ears pose a potential health hazard.

Source: China Daily, May 15, 2012