Bananas on pig menus in China
Banana growers try to get rid of their enormous oversupply by feeding them to
Chinese sales of bananas have decreased dramatically after the word had
spread that eating bananas could be unhealthy.
Last month, rumours
were heard that bananas could contain viruses like SARS, which led to 800 deaths
a couple of years ago. The Chinese ministry of agriculture immediately denied
Another rumour was that bananas from Hainan would increase the
risk on cancer. At that moment, the banana growers were fighting a fungus called
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