Nori, Chinese Style



More China quality produce emerges – this time nori (laver, or edible seaweed), made from quality black plastic instead of mere seaweed as might be expected…


There are some understandable doubts as to whether the ISO mark is genuine. Reportedly Malaysian authorities later banned imports of the ersatz seaweed, though Beijing shoppers seem to have had no such luck.

Coming from the nation that makes bridges out of rubbish and cooking oil from sewage, it could be worse, if barely.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    21:55 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ..... later tests showed that the seaweed was NOT fake. post fail.

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:02 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    but it was posted Published on 28/08/2009 at 12:00 AM

    can you said it still valid?

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:07 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    the original report

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    Comment by Epsilon
    23:39 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    the aftermath report

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    Comment by Dia
    00:15 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fashionable braces, wtf?

    Comment by Anonymous
    22:05 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    but the article from was published on 28/08/2009, the current topic was from 23/10/2010.
    I think you should counter the current topic with obsolete post. :)

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:41 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    the photos in the "current topic" are dated 2009/9/4 which is a few days after the and are known to be photos being distributed by chain emails... not exactly a reliable source.

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:30 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    why am i not surprised?

    Comment by Anonymous
    18:39 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    What does real nori look like, then?

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    Comment by Alexeon
    18:42 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    How does this keep happening? I dont understand, there are more articles like these every month. How does China keep churning out this shit without being stopped?

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:51 05/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Have you checked the population of China recently? Do you know how much stuff that many people can produce? Hell, one a month from a relatively under-developed country? That's pretty good. If one was posted every week or something, I'd see it more like how you guys do, but for Christ's sake, it's not that often. Everyone just likes posting information on this kind of stuff on EVERY occasion possible. If it's, for example, America, they'd ignore it. But if it's China, the media and the internet are so quick to pick up on it and dramatize it.

    Comment by Anonymous
    17:56 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    I haven't eaten non served on a plate form of chinese food in decades, I cannot believe people order up that stuff in a milk carton and eat it. /gag

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    Comment by dantman
    18:03 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    *goes to check the "Made in ..." label on his unopened nori*

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:16 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    50% sea and 50% weed

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:50 27/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    mother fucker!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:26 26/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh fuck. Is that really plastic?

    Comment by Anonymous
    21:28 01/11/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    100% fake news.
    you guy just read too many SF stories.
    from a mainland chinese.
    紫菜 soup is very common in china
    china is too big,
    it's easy to find 100 alien in a billion.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:08 15/12/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    it is a disgrace to have people in the same shade as me come up with so much shit just for personal gain, which seems to be the china way. if they truly wish to prosper, then why are they still willing to overlook these problems that put them in bad such light around the world? is it because they still want to retain what little pride they once possibly had? (although i'm pretty sure all of that has been already extinguished from the very beginning) little knows what these people, if you can still see any trace of their human side, have running around in their narrow minds to not justify these ills before judging others, at least in my eyes. so you think you can dance? bring it china!!!

    Comment by Dark Mage
    04:24 26/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You know this can be avoided by not ever buying any food item that is from China.
    They have no real FDA so what do think will happen.

    I for example will not buy fish from China esp if it's farm raised.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:16 26/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    and still, China is our world leader in economic power..
    seriously, why not just wage war on them to get rid of their government once and for all?

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    Comment by Karasz
    03:14 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    That's disgusting...

    Comment by Anonymous
    06:10 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    this is just the works of karma ...had there was no opium war, china would not have been what it is they "repaid " all which screwed them up so badly...

    during a period where you can sell drugs legally as a stock for people to invest , how can china not learn from this ?? tit for tat guys

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    Comment by Ben
    12:03 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's really depressing when you think of the mentality behind it...

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:43 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    China's solution to the plastic garbage problem. Mix it into the food. Viola. No more garbage.

    Comment by Anonymous
    09:40 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)
    Relevant link...

    But I wonder why the hell does a site which the majority of its posts have information regarding nipples in anime start posting stuff of food? It seems kinda out of place if you ask me.

    Comment by Anonymous
    11:03 25/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    At Sankaku:
    Anime nipples = high priority
    China hate = almost as high priority

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    Comment by Manjix
    12:46 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    My mom once said :

    Time of the Europeans/Americans is over long ago, you must study Chinese language (I'm a Chinese in Malaysia btw, so fuck off if you guys say shit like "GTFO BACK TO CHINA n00b"). Nowadays consumer products are genuinely manufactured from China, it's cheaper than other products but the quality is still good!

    With shits like this, I'm not buying any China quality. Being a Chinese myself, I can tell how selfish is the "Chinese Pride", Chinese people tend to be very competitive and always stomp down others, thinking that they are the best.

    Comment by Anonymous
    01:51 15/12/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    amen brother (yes so am I)

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:15 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    As long as you don't try to stir shit for political gains, I don't care if you're Chinese, Indian or even Jew(though Malaysia has zero diplomatic relations with Israel, making Israel-passport holders unable to get in).

    We can enjoy lots of good hybrid food from surrounding regions, use pirated softwares, and use first-class facilities even though we mostly don't have first-class mentality and talent thanks to Malaysia being peaceful. Some of those may be guilty pleasures, but we must try to keep our country in order so that we won't end up killing each other.

    We have brown, yellow, white and black skin, but inside, we all bleed red and we all produce the same stinky shit(I've had a brief history of being a public toilet cleaner, so I have a VERY GOOD IDEA). You keep outta my way, and I'll keep outta yours.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:46 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Calorie free and fat free, just like those cardboard rice cakes. It looks to me like its shredded used condoms that they tried to clean.

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    Comment by SaruDa
    14:01 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Look closer. Calories per gram:
    Fat: 9
    Carbohydrate: 4
    Protein: 4

    ...wait wat?

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    Comment by Schrobby
    21:40 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    They use recycled condoms to produce this, so it's obvious it has protein.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:00 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    9 calories are in one gram of fat. 4 calories are in one gram of carbohydrates. 4 calories are in one gram of protein.

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    Comment by VZ
    12:48 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    12:38 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This shit is imported into Malaysia?! Good thing I dislike Japanese cuisine. God knows what those cheap sushi restaurants use...


    Comment by Anonymous
    13:17 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    FUCK, dont simply say malaysian made food are bad! ONLY THE FUCKING CHINA! PLEASE!


    Comment by Anonymous
    13:34 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Fuck Malaysia and all their goddamn seaweed!

    Comment by Anonymous
    15:01 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Can't you tell the difference between 'import' and 'export'?

    IMPORT = getting stuff from other countries
    EXPORT = SELLING stuff to other countries

    Malaysia didn't make those bootleg seaweeds. They're the victim for taking it in. China is still the ones making these.

    Since Malay cooking don't ever use seaweed, and most Malaysians don't eat seaweed on regular basis, chances are the Chinese Malaysians are the ones who'll mutate and become zombies.

    I wish I had a shotgun...

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:34 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ewww what that that only sell in china

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:36 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    its china's way of saving the earth recycling plastic by eating eat. na plastic nori are the plastic collected from the drainage.

    chinese are evolving by eating trash

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:48 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Oh fu-
    That's why I hate those chinks. Damn chinks, come get me, I'm a chink myself.
    Fuckin' disgusting Chinese shit, god damn it, should shoot them down before they produce crappy humans. Oh wait, we already have plenty of them.

    Comment by Pyrus
    13:06 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    You're all looking at it wrong. The plastic's there because each piece of nori was lovingly, individually wrapped for freshness!

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    Comment by Chi
    13:19 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Pics dated 2009/9/4 :(

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:26 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    Old shit. LOL. Is this a joke?

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    Comment by Mizushima 水島
    13:12 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    mmhmm looks so good i think i'd starved

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:06 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    not want....

    I prefer junk food over this...

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:08 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    ISO 9001 is a easy as pie to obtain...
    Reading the legal document is the hardest part.

    Comment by Anonymous
    16:07 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    All ISO 9001 means is that you rigidly follow a set of procedures in your quality manual. So, if your quality manual say:

    1) Buy plastic
    2) Repackage
    3) Sell "seaweed"
    4) ?????
    5) PROFIT

    then as long as that's exactly what you do, you can get ISO 9001.

    Comment by Anonymous
    12:08 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    This is a different type of seaweed that hasn't been press-dried or roasted.

    Japanese Nori is roasted and pressed over open flame.

    this Seaweed is primarily used in soups.

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    Comment by sexynewbie
    12:13 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    yea... I think most of us know that. Except let me correct you. This is a different type of PLASTIC that hasn't been press-dried or roasted.

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    Comment by Epsilon
    23:35 24/10/2010 # ! Neutral (0)

    you sir are a retard for believing the shit posted without research

    reading the comments really makes me facepalm at the gullibleness of idiots.

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