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Taiwan food scares hit shoppers' confidence

19 November 2013 Last updated at 01:17 GMT

Consumers in Taiwan have been shocked by a series of food safety scandals.

In one recent case, olive oil was found to contain low quality substitutes and a banned colouring agent.

The scandals have hurt consumer confidence, and now there are worries they could dent the island's economic growth and damage tourism. Cindy Sui reports from Taipei.

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