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Jiangsu Satellite TV reports that there is a pork additive on sale in Nanjingcalled “King of Kings of Pork Seasoning” that gives stewed pork a special flavour, but is addictive like poppy.

A chef told the reporter the additive was banned by law and he never ate pork seasoned with such additive, but the boss of the store selling it argued that the additive was up to the standards and he could produce the document of approval for it.

According to Prof. Mo Baoqing of Nanjing Medical University, the food additive is a very complicated mixture of synthetic chemicals so far not governed by national food safety standards or the standards on use of food additives. It is entirely possible for the additive to be addictive as it contains lots of salt, gourmet powder and other seasoning chemicals. He frankly said that long-term use of synthetic food additive…

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