Shops and supermarket especially are supposed to clearly show where their products come from and what their composition is. But do they?
A number of products intended for human consumption are imported in large bulk from China because of their cheapness but not fit for human consumption. The importers resell these to suppliers of food who pack these, often under their own brand, and sell to supermarkets and shops for us to consume and sometimes get poisoned.
Watch out for cod and trilapia fish. There are no real health controls in China where the waters are over polluted. Trilapia fish is a bottom feeder, feeding on heaven knows what.
China uses harmful pesticides on their food, so make sure where your apple juice comes from. The same goes for mushrooms. Garlic? Yes even garlic the pesticides used for this (mainly methyl bromide) it is just not safe and should be avoided. You can tell Chinese garlic because it is distinctively pure white.
China is commonly plagued with avian flu and other food borne illnesses so watch out for poultry.
The list is incredible, what is more incredible is the amount imported by the U.S.A. There is rice actually made of potato and resin; black pepper from mud; salt produced for industrial purposes, fake peas created with snow peas, soy beans, along with green dye and sodium metabisulfite (a chemical that is used as the bleach and as a preservative suspected to give cancer).
Some supermarket state, in small print, where the actual content comes from, but watch out for food packaged by someone in a country outside China. Does it state the country of origin of the actual product?