China has a population of 1.3 billion people and they are largely still an agricultural society. That means the USA is a recipient of their exports. Although abundant and possibly inexpensive, their produce has far less oversight and consumer protections. Many food scandals have emerged from this communist country. Chinese farmers are known for using unsafe pesticides and fertilizers. Next time you go to the grocery this is what you should look for....
Look at the bottom of this garlic. It is grown in the USA! The root is still intact!
See this bulb has been cleaned! The US government requires this of imports!
The tag also shows the country of origin!
Next time you are shopping, support US farmers and protect your health from unwanted chemicals! For more information check out this report from the National Institute of Health.