Photo Gallery: Low Cost, High Danger
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Photo Gallery: Low Cost, High Danger

'You Get What You Pay For' The Hidden Price of Food from China

In recent years, China has become a major food supplier to Europe. But the low-cost goods are grown in an environment rife with pesticides and antibiotics, disproportionately cited for contamination and subject to an inspection regime full of holes. A recent norovirus outbreak in Germany has only heightened worries.
Von SPIEGEL Staff
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan