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  1. Baby milk powder shortage eased by increase in price and supplies

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan A shortage of baby milk powder has been eased by higher prices and added supply, a business group says. Lau Oi-kwok, chairman of the General Chamber of Pharmacy, said ... by selling the milk powder back on the mainland... The price increase has deterred such behaviour.' But he expressed concern that retailers, especially pharmacies, still had to observe quotas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/638618/baby-milk-powder-shortage-eased-increase-price-and-supplies
  2. Producers boost supply of baby milk powder

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Pharmaceutical companies say there is no shortage of baby milk powder in the stores, even though demand from shoppers has increased sharply. Pingo Luk Yip-shing, general manager of Abbott Nutrition, said the demand for baby milk powder had been rising for six months, so the manufacturer had increased supplies by 20 per cent to 30 per cent from the last quarter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/631321/producers-boost-supply-baby-milk-powder
  3. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/670234/imported-baby-milk-powder-falls-foul-labelling-law
  4. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/483173/milk-powder-recalled-after-babies-fall-ill
  5. No sign of imported powder in shops

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... no idea where the milk powder went. 'No mainland baby milk powder is sold in Hong Kong. While lots of cake shops use milk powder, they use products from Australia, New Zealand, the US ... Martin Wong Hong Kong imports milk powder from the mainland, according to government statistics, but the food trade says there is no sign of it being sold on the local market. The Census ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/653039/no-sign-imported-powder-shops
  6. Milk powder firms will home-deliver baby formula

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Peter So

    ... Peter So and Ada Lee Three baby milk formula manufacturers have pledged to home-deliver up to three cans of milk formula to parents of babies who cannot find it in Hong Kong stores. Mead ... representatives and Democratic Party lawmaker Fred Li Wah-ming yesterday. It followed a claim from angry parents they have not been able to buy enough milk formula for their babies in recent months ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737366/milk-powder-firms-will-home-deliver-baby-formula
  7. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1007657/hunan-firm-pays-price-tainted-milk
  8. Products found to contain melamine

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sep 11 Central government: Sanlu baby milk powder Sep 16 Hong Kong government: Yili ice yogurt bar Central government: Infant formula made by another 21 companies apart from Sanlu Sep 18 ... Central government: 24 batches of liquid milk and yogurt made by Mengniu, Yili and Guangming Sep 20 Hong Kong media: Nestle Neslac Gold milk powder, three products made by Yili, and Mengniu's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654201/products-found-contain-melamine
  9. Bulk orders from mainland put Dutch supplies at risk

    Posted Jan 30th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney One of the chief producers of baby milk powder in the Netherlands has had to restrict sales to China after bulk buying by mainland traders left Dutch customers in short supply. Nutricia is one of the Netherlands' biggest medical-nutrition companies and its Nutrilon milk powder has been in great demand on the mainland after the melamine-tainted milk scandal. In 2008, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/737186/bulk-orders-mainland-put-dutch-supplies-risk
  10. Consumer protection laws long overdue

    Posted Apr 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are having difficulty keeping up with the proliferation of fake and poor-quality products- with dangerous repercussions for consumers. The baby milk powder scandal involving some of China's ... the centre of the milk powder controversy, officials have been investigating complaints about the shoddy products since last May, and national watchdogs have decided to step in because local ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/453746/consumer-protection-laws-long-overdue

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