"BEIJING — 'Bodybuilder' pigs given illegal growth hormones in their feed. Harmful additives to make pork taste like beef. Outdated steamed buns painted with coloring to look new. Formaldehyde in a popular Sichuan dish. Exploding watermelons that had been treated with plant growth chemicals.
These are just some of the many food scares in China in recent days and weeks that have made local newspaper headlines and caused growing anxiety — and anger — among Chinese consumers about the quality of what they eat and drink..."