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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... of baby milk powder came to the fore in 2008 when thousands of infants fell sick and six died after an industrial chemical was added to raise the apparent protein content of certain products. ... administrative region, to buy baby milk powder. Suning said it was giving the insurance away for free for the first 40,000 cans of baby formula sold. After that, customers can buy the insurance online. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1579367/chinese-firm-offers-baby-milk-insurance-after-food-safety-scandals
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concern groups push for urgent action to limit milk powder advertisements

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Groups push to limit milk powder ads Unicef and other groups advocating breastfeeding yesterday urged the health minister to introduce immediate regulations on baby ... and a minority of professionals, particularly on the proposal that formula milk for children up to three years old should not be advertised. "In the following few months, I will be re-examining ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1554952/concern-groups-push-urgent-action-limit-milk-powder-advertisements
  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'No rush' to scrap two-tin milk limit

    Posted Dec 05th 2013, 04:45am by Phila Siu, Emily Tsang

    ... coupons and redeem them for milk powder at the pharmacies. But the government-commissioned consultant said that 175 pharmacies would need to take part in the scheme for it to be effective during ... government should help to promote the scheme- it will be very handy if we suddenly have a lot of mainlanders here, buying up milk powder."   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1373156/no-rush-scrap-two-tin-milk-limit
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Botulism scare prompts baby formula recall in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 08:12pm by Zhuang Pinghui and Lo Wei

    ... baby formula recall Hong Kong and Macau recalled a brand of baby formula yesterday amid growing concern over botulism-causing bacteria in products made by New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra. The company's chief executive Theo Spierings arrived in Beijing yesterday to apologise for distress caused by the scare. His comments came three days after the company revealed ingredients in baby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1294455/fonterra-linked-milk-formula-hong-kong-recalled-amid-botulism-scare
  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Foreign milk brands still seen as superior years after China milk scandal

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... melamine-tainted raw milk, which should have been destroyed, found its way back to the market. "My daughter is eight months old and has been drinking baby formula brought back by friends or families ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Many parents remain wary of local formula in the wake of the melamine scandal Foreign milk brands still seen as superior In a large supermarket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1294570/foreign-milk-brands-still-seen-superior
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong fails to promote breast milk even amid formula shortage

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... Hazel Knowles Formula makers exploiting shortage to directly market to mothers, breastfeeding advocate says Breast milk promotion chance wasted The government has been accused ... mothers secure formula milk actually assisted manufacturers in promoting their products and gave them direct access to mothers. The measures also had the effect of making infant formula appear ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1230302/hong-kong-fails-promote-breast-milk-even-amid-formula-shortage
  7. Business - Companies - HEALTH

    China bars powdered milk from NZ in botulism scare

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 06:18pm

    ... Powdered milk ban in scare over botulism Beijing has halted all milk powder imports from New Zealand after several major drinks and baby formula companies were found to have used products ... that Chinese authorities had imposed the ban on all milk powder products from the country, including those shipped through Australia. He said the action was "absolutely appropriate". ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/companies/article/1294243/china-bars-powdered-milk-nz-botulism-scare
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese state media use foreign dairy scandal to defend local brands

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... leapt at the chance to restore mainlanders' confidence in domestic makers of baby milk formula by highly publicising a food-safety scare involving New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra. China ... to reclaim market share lost to foreign makers of baby formula, stemming from a melamine-tainted milk scandal in 2008 that killed six children and made ill more than 300,000 others. Confidence among ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1294859/state-media-use-foreign-dairy-scandal-defend-local-brands
  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Breast milk 'best for preventing infections'

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Breast milk 'best for preventing infections' Long-term breastfeeding can dramatically reduce the possibility of the baby having to be admitted ... and a consultant paediatrician at Princess Margaret Hospital in Kwai Chung. The findings were revealed as the study's contribution to a debate over regulation on milk powder marketing. The Health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1556480/breast-milk-best-preventing-infections
  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Botulism bacteria found in New Zealand dairy products

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which buys most of its imported milk powder from New Zealand, asked domestic importers to recall any products that may have been contaminated. A Hong Kong government spokesman said the city did ... of the bacteria was discovered last week. Chen Lianfang, a dairy industry analyst with Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultancy, said Fonterra was China's largest supplier of imported milk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1294218/botulism-bacteria-found-new-zealand-dairy-products

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