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Tong Ren Tang mimics honey, OEM model stores security vulnerabilities – Finance News

(Original Name: OEM model brewing bitter fruit Tongrentang breeding problem of honey)

Tong Ren Tang (600085, SH) announced on 16 December. In the evening, the subsidiary Beijing Tongrentang Bee Industry Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as "Tongrentang Bee Industry") was suspected of treating honey as an unlawful return of honey and changing honey with the end product. Yancheng Golden Bee Food Technology Co., Ltd (hereinafter referred to as "Yancheng Golden Bee"), supplied by the manufacturer, has poor control and control but said that the products have not entered the market.

It should be noted that this is not the first time that "Tongrentang" honey is suspected of quality problems. In 2016, a certain "Tongrentang" brand Manuka Honey batch of which was suspected fraud suspect third-party testing agency tested. At that time, the company did not produce honey in accordance with the Tong Ren Tang system but imported from New Zealand.

Food Safety Research Specialists told the Daily Economic News editor that the food OEM model (brand name production co-operation, commonly known as the "OEM") brand should strengthen control as product production could not be monitored throughout the process. There are certain security risks in your hand. The foundry's victory is generally weak, and enforcement is needed.

Suspecting that "old is new"

On the evening of December 15, the Nanjing Zero Distance column of the Jiangsu Radio and Television station in the city released a video from Sina Weibo, who revealed the Tongrentang Honey, who had a lot of abuses in Tongrentang's production of honey, as an assistant to Yancheng Golden Bee.

In the video, Yancheng Golden Bee recycles a wealth of outdated, nearly completed honey into large barrels, and its staff said that these "pour honey" will be returned to beekeepers to feed bees but in fact these recycled honey was sent to the factory's raw materials library. Yancheng Binhai County Market Surveillance Department stated that Yancheng Golden Bee has stated that it has been working in the same direction many times. The company has also changed the Tongrentang honey production date earlier. The local market surveillance department has conducted further studies on the whereabouts and use of outdated honey. The Daxing District Food and Drug Control Department of Beijing also went to Tongrentang Bee Industry Co., Ltd.'s research.

On the morning of December 16, Tongrentang Bee Industry apologized to the company's official WeChat public account, saying that the firm signed an agreement with Yancheng Golden Bue in the reprocessing process and clearly stated in the agreement that purified honey could only be used for beekeeping. The basis is to feed bees and they should not be used for any other purpose than this. As regards the behavior of the change in the date of the entry mentioned in the report, the company stated that the labeling of different product websites was changed, the management and use of the label were inaccurate and all the products were sealed and could not be placed on the market .

On the same day in the afternoon, Tong Ren Tang also stated in the announcement that Tong Ren Tang Bee Industry was in charge of poor production control and control. The media reports are consistent with the Tongrentang juice industry.

However, it should be noted that this is not the first time that "Tongrentang" honey has been subjected to suspected quality problems.

In 2016 Tangentangin Manuka-Honey-tested in a leading third-party testing organization syrup. Currently, only the official website of Tongrentang Health Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. has the introduction of the Tongrentang Manuka Honey product. This product does not have a purchase link on large e-commerce platforms.

OEM status security breach

In a notice issued by Tong Ren Tang on 16 December, the company found that Yancheng Golden Bee is a trusted brewing unit owned by the company Tongrentang Bee Food Honey.

From the press time, the reporter noted that the 16th largest e-commerce forum will continue to sell Tongrentang honey produced by Yancheng Jin, which has been completely removed.

On the Tmall platform, "Tongrentang's official flagship store" sold by Yancheng Jinbeen Tongrentang's honey products sells only bottled honey produced by Beijing Tongrentang Bee Products (Jiangshan) Co., Ltd. The actual production location is in Cangzhou City, Zhejiang Province. Tianyuechao has shown that the shareholder of Beijing Tongrentang Bee Products (Jiangshan) Co., Ltd is Beijing Tongrentang Health Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (hereinafter Tongrentang Health).

The honey products sold by another cat shop "Tongrentang Food Flagship Store" are manufactured by Beijing Tongrentang Tongke Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. and the distributor is Tongrentang Technology (01666, HK). However, the actual manufacturer of this series of honey products is Beijing Dongxingtang Technology Development Co., Ltd. (hereinafter referred to as Dongxingtang), which has no relationship with any Tongrentang Group company and is a foundry. Tianyuechao, however, showed that Dongxingtang's legal representative and Beijing's Tongrentang Jilin Ginseng Technology Development Co., Ltd.'s Director-General are called "Jia Haitao".

Food Safety Research Specialist told Daily Economic News that the Food OEM model had certain security artifacts because the product could not be managed in the hands of the customer. He believes that companies are likely to reduce the quality of production without profit.

"The contract is just one aspect, and day-to-day monitoring is very necessary." The above-mentioned experts say that the OEM's production is strictly implement the national food safety standards and, secondly, a reliable party leadership must be strengthened. "Responsibility, a brand is an intangible asset."

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