Medications made of human tissue have not been found in China, the country's Health Ministry said Tuesday after reports a day earlier that pills made from the flesh of dead babies were smuggled from China into South Korea.
Chinese authorities will conduct an investigation into reports that the capsules, allegedly made from aborted fetuses, were made in China, Deng Haihua, a spokesman for China's Health Ministry, said in a report from the state-run Xinhua news agency. Similar allegations were investigated in August, and nothing was found to substantiate them, he said.
Deng said China has strict regulations to ensure that such a thing could not occur.
According to a report in the Korea Times, 29 smugglers of "human-flesh capsules" have been arrested after trying to bring 11,000 pills into the country while disguised as tourists.
More than 35 cases and more than 17,000 pills have been found by customs authorities since August, the South Korean website Dong-A Ilbo reported.
The pills are taken by people who believe they may help increase stamina, for rejuvenation or by terminal cancer patients, according to the South Korean reports.
I predict that someday Sarah Palin's trailer will become another Graceland. Or maybe even a Washington Monument or Lincoln Memorial.
for cash chinese will cook their own babies, literally
Chinese, lowering the bar of humanity once again
All things from China are fake, including fake baby pills.
It's just so laughable how averge CNN readers would believe anything the tabloid news speculated. This article is so poorly written that makes Mitt Ronmey looked creditable.
You misspelled credible.
Hmm, let's see - who do I trust more? South Korea or China? I think the country run by the Peoples Bullying Party loses this contest.
I would rather believe any country but China. China is well know for denial.
I always wondered what happened to all of that extra "tissue" from those forcible abortions.
Cheap imorted Canadian asbestos is good for you. It saves you money (a big deal in the USA), and there's no extra charge for barbed 'lung friendly' microparticles.
well I always wondered what happened to missing activists
Afghan poppy. It's what's for your heroin if your doktor runs out of oxycodone.
Think of how good the economy would be if we were to stop using imported oil and just burn fetus.
So, there wasn't any aborted fetus tissue in the pills? So why do they need "strict regulations to ensure that such a thing could not occur"?
What an advanced nation China is. They kill rhinos for thier horns which have magical, curative powers. They slaughter rare tigers for the magical powers thier body parts have. Now they use ground up fetuses to cure cancer. Is there any end to the sheer lunacy of "traditional" Chinese medicine? And of course they deny the practice. What a great world this will be when China becomes the leading superpower, bringing with it all of this nonsense. We wont have to worry about animals becoming extinct due to global climate change. Chinese pharmaceutical companies will have chopped up, ground up and freeze dried probably 90% of species in the next 100 years or so, and stocked the shelves of Wal-Mart with thier lunatic "cures"
17,000 capsules? That's a lot - no wonder the price of capsules is becoming prohibitive for my meth-lab :(
Pardon me, but a meth lab would have no use for capsules....just sayin. ;)
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