Chinese Police Cracking Down on Horrible Gutter Oil

Posted on May 12, 2012

China Daily reports Chinese police are tring to crack down on the use of a horrible product called gutter oil. Some underground workshops create the illegal and potentially toxic oil using decomposing animal fat, rotting meat, sewer waste and animal organs. This illegal oil, dubbed "gutter oil," is then sold to refiners and winds up being used unwittingly by restaurants.

NMA News, which animated the gutter oil story, says 3,200 tons of gutter oil was recovered from six illegal oil recyclers by Chinese police. Take a look:

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