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Boeing, COMAC to turn 'gutter oil' into jet fuel
2014-10-24 03:53:00

CHICAGO, Oct 24 (GCTL) - US aircraft maker Boeing has set up a facility with a Chinese firm to transform waste cooking oil -- the source of repeated food safety scandals -- into jet fuel, it said Wednesday.

Boeing and the Commercial Aircraft Corp. of China (COMAC) have set up a plant in the eastern city of Hangzhou to convert "gutter oil'', a Chinese term for used cooking oil, according to a statement.

A series of scandals involving "gutter oil'' being re-used for human consumption has featured in Chinese media.

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