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Suspect Bombay ducks spark toxic alert in city's markets
20/12/2006 9:55

Lu Feiran/ Shanghai Daily news

Food safety officials are on high alert in the city's markets as Bombay ducks, or marine lizard fish, from some areas of China are suspected of containing a dangerous and banned preservative,Shanghai Daily reported.

Guangdong authorities recently found formaldehyde, the illegal preservative, in Bombay ducks being sold in markets in the southern China province.