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  1. Imported baby milk powder falls foul of labelling law

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Three imported brands of infant milk powder have breached food-labelling laws because of a failure to list all the ingredients in Chinese or English, the Consumer Council ... and Labelling) Regulations, prepackaged foods, including baby milk formula, must be marked in Chinese or English with the product name, list of ingredients and additives, special conditions for storage ...

  2. Milk powder recalled after babies fall ill

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Baby-milk-powder maker Mead Johnson recalled its Pregestimil brand in Hong Kong yesterday after infants who consumed it in France fell ill. 'Initial information ... 'Three of them had a history of consuming reconstituted Pregestimil infant-formula powder.' But the government and Mead Johnson stressed that the cause of the enterobacter sakazakii ...

  3. Rush to dump tainted baby milk

    Posted Sep 13th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... for problematic Sanlu milk powder following the news that babies had fallen ill with kidney stones after drinking it. At a Jingkelong supermarket near Beijing's Chaoyang Park, anxious parents holding ... with contaminated things, but for my baby daughter, milk powder is everything. I have to use a trustworthy product.' She said she used Japanese formula because she believed the country enforced ...

  4. Firm accused of recycling tainted milk powder

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Concerns over the safety of mainland baby formula deepened yesterday after official media claimed that a major dairy firm secretly recycled milk powder tainted with melamine ... than 300,000 children fell ill and at least six died after drinking melamine-tainted baby formula. Twenty-two dairy companies, including Yashily, were found to have used tainted milk powder ...

  5. Delivery of baby formula put on hold

    Posted Sep 14th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... use and the receiver had to provide a medical document stating why the baby needed that brand of imported milk powder. Last summer some mainland farmers were discovered to have added melamine to milk to give the appearance of higher protein levels. Babies given the contaminated milk powder developed kidney stones. More than 300,000 children became ill and at least six died. Many ...

  6. Tainted milk powder criminals held

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Police detained almost 100 people for recycling melamine-tainted milk powder, which was supposed to have been destroyed two years ago, according to state media. The Food Safety Commission Office of the State Council said authorities investigated 40 cases involving tainted milk and seized 2,132 tonnes of milk powder, which were either contaminated milk powder left ...

  7. Panic spreads as more fall ill in milk powder scandal

    Posted Sep 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... powder. Many said they wondered if melamine- a chemical believed to increase the appearance of protein content but which can cause kidney stones- could have been used in other brands of baby milk ... He Huifeng Parents get children checked, doubt safety of other brands Anger and panic spread across the mainland yesterday in the wake of the Sanlu milk powder scandal, as netizens ...

  8. Melamine in 31 more milk powders, widening scandal

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu New tests by the national food quality watchdog have detected the toxic chemical melamine in 31 milk powder products from 20 mainland manufacturers. Of the companies, 15 had ... dilute milk to make more money, and add melamine to the diluted milk to allow it pass tests for protein content. The practice has led to the deaths of at least four babies on the mainland ...

  9. Tainted milk powder seized in Qinhai raid

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the baby formula scandal two years ago. It later went bankrupt. Gansu authorities suspect dealers bought tainted milk powder supposed to have been destroyed after the 2008 scandal and planned ... Zhuang Pinghui Melamine-tainted milk powder, which killed at least six children and made 300,000 others ill two years ago in the mainland's biggest food safety scandal, has resurfaced ...

  10. Mother and son are barred from start of milk powder activist's trial

    Posted Mar 31st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a glimpse of her husband, Zhao Lianhai. But they were disappointed. Zhao is the leader of Kidney Stone Babies, a concern group of parents whose children fell victim to melamine-tainted milk powder ... presumably carrying Zhao pulled up in the morning, supporters shouted his name, while his son, Zhao Pengrui, called out 'baba', or father. Pengrui drank melamine-tainted milk powder ...




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