Does Made In China, Now Mean What Made In Japan Use To Mean!!!
Until recently Zheng Xiaou was head of the State Food and Drugs Administration for China. He was arrested in May, and charged with being responsible for the sale of six different medicines manufactured in China. These same six medicines were fakes. The sales took place during Zhengs six years as the head of the department.
One of the medicines was a gall bladder medication. It contained inappropriate ingredients. It was consequently established that several people (five) died as a result of using the pills. Unlike many other countries, a figure like Zheng Xiaou would be arrested, given a trial that would take five years, and then perhaps spend some time in prison. In China he was executed a couple of weeks ago, less than 2 months after his arrest. Zheng was convicted of taking over $800,000 in brides from eight different pharmaceutical companies.
Whats Happening Here?
China is finding itself in the same position that Japan was in the 1970s. Back then, Japan was industrializing, and having massive quality control problems. This went on for years. There was a time that Made in Japan meant a...