In China, what you eat tells who you are

Good grief - the money quote has to be from a farm manager with the 2nd Commercial Bureau, which has a subsidiary that slaughters 50,000 pigs a year at a farm in Sanhe, Hebei province - "Sometimes raising pigs is about politics too."

In a nation reeling from tainted-food scandals, organic products are mostly reserved for the rich and political elite. Chinese government officials have exclusive suppliers, who do not advertise.

(link) [Los Angles Times]

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