In some brief news unrelated to the earthquake, the Mother Jones blog has reported that Pringles and Fanta are now banned in China because of toxins.  You need to watch out for the berry-flavored version of Fanta, the rest are apparently ok.  Also, Chinese officials found an infestation of beetles in Nestle’s coffee flavor.  Mmm, delicious.

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While fielding questions about Yao Ming and "Prison Break," Emily teaches English in Kaifeng. In her spare time, she tries to learn Chinese so she can understand badminton trash talk.

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  1. I wish there was a site showing how to spell my name Fanta in Chinese, but now that it’s band I’ll have to stick with Korean and Japanese I guess… 🙁 If you’re named after a pop… you are automatically bubbly 🙂

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