Taichung mayor assures Singapore that products from Taiwan are safe

Dr Jason Hu, mayor for Taichung in Taiwan, holding up loquat lozenges from his city during a press conference in Singapore on July 2, 2012, which he hosted to promote the sale of Taichung’s lychees and other products. Mr Hu has assured Singaporeans that food products from Taiwan are safe for consumption

Taichung mayor Jason Hu, who was in Singapore on Monday to promote his city's food industry, said this in reference to the recent food scare in Taiwan earlier this year. In May, traces of maleic acid were found in starch products such as bubble tea tapioca pearls.


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