- At Fanchang Grease Factory in Taizhou, a city in China, made lard from sewage, swill, pesticides, and recycled industrial oil.
- The lard is only supposed to be made from pure hog fat.
- The factory sold the lard at half of the price of other wholesalers.
- 83,000 pounds of raw materials and 11,600 pounds of lard were found at the location.
- Samples contained 11 times more acid than national standards.
- The factory has been shut down.
My $0.02: Mr. Sinclair's The Jungle anybody?