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Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan's parliament debate on US pork imports

Guardian, 27 Nov 2020
Legislators from Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party threw pig guts and exchanged punches with other lawmakers in parliament on Friday as they tried to stop the premier, Su Tseng-Chang, from taking questions, in a bitter dispute over easing US pork imports.

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President Tsai Ing-wen announced in August that the government would, from 1 January next year, allow imports of US pork containing ractopamine, an additive that enhances leanness but is banned in the EU and China, as well as US beef more than 30 months old

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