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Wednesday, December 31, 2008

How To Avoid Eating Food Made In China

If you are like us, you don't want to buy food "Made In China ". But unfortunately, the great majority of everything we find in a store is just that... " Made in China ". Just look at the labels. It will surprise you. Especially your FOOD, Meat, Canned Fruit, Seafood and many other items. Why are we buying MADE IN CHINA when the USA produces (or used to produce) the best and the most food in the world? Is everything we have being OUTSOURCED? With 'Melamine' and 'Rat Poison' laced foods flooding the market.......You need to read this article... and print out the list and carry it with you when you shop. Food Bar Codes Maybe this will be of interest to those who care where their goods come from, especially baby food and pet food. The whole world is scared of Chinese 'black-hearted goods'. Can you differentiate which one is made in the USA , Philippines , Taiwan or China? For your Information, the first 3 digits of the barcode is the country code wherein the product was made. Sample: All barcodes that start with 690 up to 695 are MADE IN CHINA. 471 is Made in Taiwan This is our right to know, but the government and related departments never educate the public, therefore, we have to INFORM ourselves. Nowadays,Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer products 'Made in China', so they don't show in which country it is made. However, you may now refer to the barcode. Remember, if the first 3 digits are 690 to 695, then it is Made in China . 00 ~ 13 USA & CANADA 30 ~ 37 FRANCE 40 ~ 44 GERMANY 49 ~ JAPAN 50 ~ UK 57 ~ Denmark 64 ~ Finland 76 ~ Switzerland and Liechtenstein 471 ~Taiwan 480 - 489 ~ Philippines 628 ~ Saudi-Arabia 629 ~ United Arab Emirates 690 -695~China 740 ~ 745 - Central America