With all the food and pet products now coming from China, it is best to make sure you read the label at the grocery store, and especially at big chains like Wal-Mart, when buying food products.
Many products no longer show where they were made, only give where the distributor is located.
It is important to read the bar code to track its origin.
How to Read Bar Codes
This may be useful to know when grocery shopping, if it is a concern to you. It is a great way to "BUY USA & CANADA" and not from China.
The whole world is concerned about China-made "black hearted goods."
Can you differentiate which foods are made in Taiwan or China?
If the first 3 digits of the barcode are 690, 691, or 692, the product is MADE IN CHINA.
471 is Made in Taiwan.
This is our right to know, but the government and related departments never educate the public, therefore we have to RESCUE ourselves.
Nowadays, Chinese businessmen know that consumers do not prefer products "MADE IN CHINA," so they don’t show from which country it is made.
However, you may now refer to the barcode - remember if the first 3 digits are:
690-692 ... then it is MADE IN CHINA
00 - 09 ... USA & CANADA
30 - 37 ... FRANCE
40 - 44 ... GERMANY
471 ... Taiwan
49 ... JAPAN
50 ... UK
BUY USA & CANADIAN MADE by watching for "0" at the beginning of the number. We need every boost we can get! Please pass this information on.
If the government won’t help us, we MUST help ourselves.