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  1. Hunan firm pays price for tainted milk

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in Shenzhen, said: 'I will never purchase any domestic brands of baby milk powder, as this news just makes me sick. I will try my best to save money and buy safe foreign brands of powdered milk ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Authorities have ordered a Hunan-based dairy firm to shut down production and recall more than 31 tonnes of an infant milk powder that was found ...

  2. Proposed rule changes aim to make recalls easier

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... dairies were involved in the scandal. They were ordered to recall their products and destroy any tainted milk powder. But more contaminated dairy products have since surfaced. The latest discovery came last month in Chongqing, where authorities seized 26 tonnes of melamine-contaminated milk powder. Last year, authorities confiscated and destroyed more than 27,000 tonnes of recycled ...

  3. Capital airs life ban for breaches of food safety law

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... farms for mixing with normal milk powder, and buns have been adulterated with industrial dye and stamped with a new use-by date. ... in the food industry, whose notorious reputation, following a string of scandals, has angered the public and is seen by the authorities as a threat to social stability. In 2008 six babies were ...

  4. Food safety campaign has long way to go, says Wu Yi

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fake milk powder to unsuspecting parents in provinces such as Anhui, killing at least 13 babies and causing malnutrition among dozens more. Reports of tainted food such as prepared cabbages ...

  5. Food safety measures are lax, official admits

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Zheng's comments came after the country witnessed a spate of food-safety incidents ranging from substandard milk powder with virtually no protein to vermicelli tainted with cancer-causing chemicals. In Fuyang city, Anhui province, at least 12 babies died after being fed substandard milk powder, according to official media. Food poisoning involving everything from ham to pickles ...

  6. Tainted bean sprouts seized in police raids

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ingredients. Premier Wen Jiabao lashed out last week at sinking moral standards, saying recent scandals such as tainted milk powder and toxic chemicals in food showed that integrity had hit a new low. ... their profits by using additives to grow the vegetable. Food safety scandals have plagued the mainland for years, one of the most serious being the contamination of baby formula with melamine in late ...

  7. WHO urges Beijing to establish code of ethics on food safety

    Posted Sep 15th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... reports exposing problems in products ranging from milk powder to rice dumplings, soy sauce and moon cakes. WHO food safety expert Gerald Moy said the central government should play the role ... food-borne diseases. Still, experts praised China's efforts to date. In the wake of the Anhui baby milk scandal, authorities have punished the local officials responsible and moved to crack down ...

  8. Tarred with the shame brush

    Posted Mar 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... For example in China, scandals surrounding the contamination of powdered milk for babies have given rise to the perception that no milk produced on the mainland is to be trusted. Even companies ...

  9. Exports tainted by corruption and moral collapse: academic

    Posted May 10th 2007, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... and counterfeit drugs on the mainland have been reported for more than a decade. In perhaps the most notorious case, which came to light in 2004, 13 babies in Anhui province died from malnutrition after being fed with fake milk powder. Food safety does not just refer to unsanitary preparation but the deliberate substitution of fake or substandard ingredients- such as machine oil instead ...

  10. Apologies won't fix the sorry state of food safety

    Posted Apr 30th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and finally learned of melamine from Sanlu brand milk.' Recent events call for the joke to be extended: 'we learned of clenbuterol from the pork processed by meat giant Shuanghui and learned ... the blame for recent food scandals, including several cadres in Shijiazhuang, Hebei, who were sacked over the melamine-tainted milk scandal three years ago that saw six children die and 300,000 fall ...




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