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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 - Asia - FOOD SAFETY

    Fonterra pulls ‘DCD’ milk powder in Sri Lanka, disputes test

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 04:53pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Wellington New Zealand-based dairy giant Fonterra Co-operative said on Sunday it had withdrawn milk powder under orders from the Sri Lankan authorities for showing traces of the toxic agricultural chemical dicyandiamide (DCD), although it disputed the accuracy of the testing. It said two batches of milk powder had been removed from shops last month after Sri Lanka’s ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    New Zealand trade body calls for more milk data

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... not involved, and that greater transparency about the supply chain would prevent such spillover effects. "I think there will be a reaction to other milk powder producers … and that's not very fair," he added. Currently, milk powder imported into Hong Kong is sourced from across the globe. The same company may market several brands produced in different countries. For example, American ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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.  ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    New infant milk formula rules 'are not targeted at specific brands'

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:08am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Celine.sun@scmp.com Milk formula rules 'not targeted at specific brands' A new regulation restricting market access to 41 foreign infant milk formula manufacturers ... milk formula produced overseas to be registered with the nation's quality watchdog before it can be sold in the country. The first batch of approved formula manufacturers are from 13 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Pharmacy group to name 'unsafe' brands of milk powder

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 12:00am by Natalie Wai and Lo Wei

    ... Natalie Wai and Lo Wei Pharmacy academy promises to list makers who fail to say if Fonterra supplied their ingredients Makers of ‘unsafe’ milk to be named Manufacturers of milk powder ... parallel imports make up about half of the milk powder, and such products are riskier than [non-parallel imports]," said Kelvin Law Chun-Cheong, the academy's consultant pharmacist.   ...




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