Debate Erupts after Mercury Found in Chinese Medicine
(Beijing) – One of the largest producers and retailers of Chinese medicine has said its products comply with national standards and are safe if patients follow prescriptions, but this has not quieted an online debate.
Beijing Tong Ren Tang Group Co. Ltd. made the announcement on May 22 weeks after a batch of its Chinese medicine was recalled on May 7 by Hong Kong's Department of Health because excessive levels of mercury were found.
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