Foreign Affairs

The Chinese Even Sell Us Our Apple Juice Sippy Cups?

Kid you not. We import most of our apple juice from China, even though the Chinese aren’t exactly the most sanitary bunch when it comes to handling food-based products. In fact, China is the second leading importer of food to the United States, just behind Mexico. And if that doesn’t give you pause, Brett Decker, the author of the brand-new book Bowing to Beijing, has a factoid that surely will: The shipments most rejected at our ports originate in…China.
 
Feel better about what you’re eating now?
 
Here’s Part One of our sit-down with Decker. The money line is when Decker is talking about Obama reflexively genuflecting to practically every world leader. “It’s an emotional problem. Why does he have to bow to everybody?”

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