Washington Report Podcast: Taiwan votes against reimposing ban on US pork with additive ractopamine

Pork is Taiwan's most popular meat, with the average person consuming almost 40kg annually. PHOTO: REUTERS

Synopsis: The Straits Times analyses the latest developments in the United States in this weekly podcast. 

The Straits Times' US bureau chief Nirmal Ghosh chats with Money FM 89.3's Elliot Danker and Bharati Jagdish about the following points:

Highlights (click/tap above):

02:08 More unvaccinated seniors than previously thought in a few US states due to mistake in vaccination audit numbers

04:07 US Federal Agency will issue citations to companies for failing to comply with the nationwide mandate of testing and/or vaccinations

05:30 Taiwan votes against reimposing ban on US imported pork that contains feed additive ractopamine, which is banned in European Union, China and Russia

07:00 San Francisco declared a state of emergency due to the spike of fatal drug overdoses, caused mainly by fentanyl

Produced by: Nirmal Ghosh (nirmal@sph.com.sg), The Breakfast Huddle, Money FM 89.3, Ernest Luis & Fa'izah Sani

Edited by: Dan Koh

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