I mean duuuhhhhh.....
This has been an open secret for 18 months since the infamous US pet food recall. So why has the regulatory authorities, not just in China, but worldwide (including our Agri-Food and Vet authority), not been proactive in monitoring the situation? Why the persistence with an outdated protein assay when it was an 'open secret' that melamine was being used to cheat the old protein assays?
AVA, are you listening?
Adding melamine to animal feed an ‘open secret’
The practice of mixing melamine into animal feed is an “open secret” in the industry, the Nanfang Daily newspaper reported in an article that was republished on the websites of the official Xinhua News Agency and the Communist Party mouthpiece People’s Daily. For