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(From South China Morning Post)
Byline: Eva Woo in Shanghai
WHO officials have urged China and the rest of Asia to implement more effective measures to improve food safety, after a scandal involving substandard infant formula on the mainland earlier this year left at least 12 babies dead.
"China should build up its national food-control system, with basic elements like laws, inspections and an understanding of contamination levels," Tony Hazzard, a food-safety adviser to the World Health Organisation's Western Pacific regional office, said on the sidelines of a meeting in Shanghai.
WHO Western Pacific director Shigeru Omi urged countries to …