Poor air hygiene partly to blame for British Cheese ban in China

In a news article by the BBC: ‘China temporarily bans British cheese imports’ dated 5 May 2014, British cheese sales in China have received a temporary ban for cheeses made after 1 May.   Why? Reportedly, Chinese food inspectors were dissatisfied with many aspects of one particular dairy, including maintenance, storage, transport and air sanitisation.  Even though the report highlights that the only diary in question does not export its products to China, the ban effects all producers.  Even though China represents only 1% of UK cheese exports, the Chinese market is growing exponentially and to take advantage of that suppliers Read More …