Imported frozen berries polluted by this toxic river in China

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A river at Jinling in China’s Shandong province, where berries are washed, runs purple with pollution.

(Daily Telegraph) FROZEN berries recalled from Australian supermarkets freezers were grown and packed in one of China’s most polluted provinces.

Only five per cent of fruit and vegetables imported into Australia are subject to any testing — but even those few tests do not check for the bacteria that leads to hepatitis A.

Nine people in NSW, Victoria and Queensland have been diagnosed with hepatitis A after eating Nanna’s and Creative Gourmet mixed berries. read more

related: China won’t eat their own berries, prefers Australian grown.