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  1. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Meiji baby milk powder found lacking biotin

    Posted Dec 29th 2012, 12:00am by Stuart Lau

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Health officials say level of biotin- needed for cell growth- is 50pc lower than it should be Meiji baby milk powder again found lacking Japanese brand Meiji has again been found producing baby milk formula that is nutritionally unsound for infants. The Centre for Food Safety yesterday said Meiji's "capsule" milk powder- which ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Trans-fat found in mainland China milk formula brands

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI, Celine Sun

    ... in baby milk formula Three popular mainland milk powder brands contain trans-fat that experts say could lead to heart disease and should be avoided by infants, a laboratory test commissioned ... between 0.4 and 0.6 grams of trans-fat (trans-fatty acids) per 100 grams of milk powder. But no trans-fat is indicated on the packaging. Mainland law does not require labels on baby formula ...

  3. Comment - Blogs - FOOD SAFETY

    Is rice the new 'milk powder' for Hong Kong/China cross-border tensions?

    Posted May 21st 2013, 01:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... melamine-tainted milk powder affected an estimated 300,000 people on the mainland and hospitalised 50,000 babies, six of whom were eventually killed. Until the cadmium-tainted rice scandal reaches a health ... export limit on milk powder. Fears about rice becoming the next scarce resource began spreading on the mainland after cadmium was found in half of the rice products in Guangzhou last week.  ...

  4. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Chinese retailers pull suspect Hero baby formula from shelves

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... that the Chinese distributor had repackaged the product in China and mixed it with expired milk powder. The news came as a shock to parents who have been favouring imported baby formula after food-safety ... was suspected of putting new expiration dates on older products before repackaging them with a Chinese label. Xile Lier was also suspected by authorities of mixing imported milk powder with expired ...

  5. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    NZ Prime Minister John Key, top diplomat and trade chief to visit Beijing over dairy scandal

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by Bloomberg

    ... Fonterra's Chinese partner, Sanlu Group, collapsed after locally made melamine-contaminated milk powder killed and made ill babies, causing an industry-wide scandal. In January this year, Fonterra ... Lankan counterpart after media reports that Fonterra had recalled milk powder in that country after the government claimed it contained traces of an agricultural chemical, Boxall said. Dairy ...

  6. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Alarm as over 150 pig carcasses found in China's Gan River

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:07pm by AFP

    ... including selling rat and fox meat as beef and mutton. And in 2008, six babies died and 300,000 others fell ill in a massive scandal involving contaminated milk powder. Public concern about food ...

  7. News - China Insider - FOOD SAFETY

    Don't judge China food safety on international standards, says official

    Posted Jul 11th 2013, 03:30pm by Ernest Kao

    ... in 2008, after melamine-tainted milk powder affected an estimated 300,000 people- including 50,000 babies, six of whom were eventually killed. Meanwhile, the National Health and Family Planning ...

  8. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Memories still too raw for Chinese parents to trust baby formula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Despite efforts of authorities to improve food safety, especially that of milk powder, after string of scandals consumers remain wary Memories still too raw ... years, with illicit practices and regulatory loopholes in the dairy industry culminating in the melamine-tainted milk scandal of 2008. Six babies died and more than 300,000 others suffered kidney ...

  9. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Tainted milk whistle-blower dies after beating

    Posted Nov 23rd 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... in Shaanxi used a washing machine to mix together foreign substances such as antibiotics, hydrogen peroxide, nitrates and protein powder, which he then added to batches of fresh milk collected from ... on tainted milk dies after attack A man who earned nationwide fame as a whistle-blower exposing malpractice in the mainland dairy industry is dead from injuries he sustained in a beating earlier ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    No testing planned despite recall of milk powder formula

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Ernest Kao and Emily Tsang

    ... formula recall The government will not test milk products, despite one brand of baby formula recalling two batches of its products amid a scare over whey protein contamination in New Zealand. International dairy exporter Fonterra reported bacterial contamination in three batches of its whey protein, a raw material for various kinds of food and drinks, mostly milk products. The Centre ...




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