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  1. News - China

    Beijing to ban online selling of milk powder

    Posted Feb 27th 2013, 12:13pm by Peony Lui

    ... Peony Lui Online purchases of milk powder will be outlawed under Beijing’s revised stricter food safety regulations, the Beijing Evening News reported. The new regulations will take effect ... foods, bulk foods, and dairy products (including infant formula milk powder). Vendors handling bulk cooked foods will have to apply for a special permit for their businesses. In addition, food ...

  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Bow to populism on milk powder

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by Michael Chugani

    ... Michael Chugani says on the milk powder issue, our government is rightly putting people's lives ahead of abstract principles Why do mainland mothers so desperately want to buy baby milk powder in Hong Kong, even at vastly inflated prices? We all know why. They don't trust what's sold on the mainland. So what does the state-owned Global Times do? It savages ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Milk powder restrictions are not designed to humiliate Chinese mainlanders

    Posted Mar 11th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Wu

    ... Alice Wu says viewing the furore over Hong Kong's milk powder restrictions in a context of 'national humiliation' is unhelpful It's sad for many of us to read articles with headlines like "City is troublesome, says milk powder offender", and commentaries in the Global Times describing the lack of food safety on the mainland as a "new collective ...

  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. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Mainland mothers need access to safe food at home

    Posted Mar 20th 2013, 12:00am by Kelly Yang

    ... to breastfeed because she's going back to Beijing soon and, there, no formula is safe. She admitted to having squirrelled away a few tins of imported milk powder when she found out she ... on milk powder sales is to her. Despite her efforts, the small amount of breast milk she was producing was not enough to feed her son, whose weight was dropping. At her doctor's urging, she ...

  6. Greedy men shameless, says mum who fed baby bad milk

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a fake milk powder scandal in Anhui. More than 200 babies suffered wasted limbs and swollen heads- symptoms of malnutrition. More than 50 officials were disciplined or told to stand down ... eaten something bad. So I didn't suspect the milk powder problem until I watched the news several days ago,' Mr Zhang said. 'Now my baby has diarrhoea at least three times a day, ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Chinese editorials flay study that showed domestic baby formula safe

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... saw the recent announcement by the China Dairy Industry Association that domestic milk powder is better than imported products as nothing more than propaganda. The Beijing Times reported ... of the State Council's Hong Kong and Macau Affairs Office, had asked colleagues to ferry milk powder from Hong Kong to Beijing for his four-month-old grandson. "People's confidence ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Papers flay regulator for not publicising baby formula tampering

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... formula for older babies as more expensive milk for younger children. Authorities ordered the distributor's production line stopped but the product continued to be sold in shops until last ... of baby formula on the assumption that they were safe after the melamine-tainted-milk scandal of September 2008. Domestic brands including Sanlu, Mengniu and Yili were found to have used ...

  9. Tribunal rejects melamine milk appeal

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu The parents of four mainland babies made ill by melamine-tainted milk powder were denied leave to appeal against a ruling that they may not claim compensation from Fonterra ... because the affair took place on the mainland, a court there would be more suitable to hear the parents' claim. Melamine, an industrial chemical, was added to milk to fake a high protein ...

  10. Dairy used melamine-laced milk for years

    Posted Feb 13th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam A medium-sized dairy company in Xian has been exposed for using only melamine-tainted milk to manufacture baby formula over the past five years, even though nearly 300,000 ... in Xian, Xianyang and Weinan- had recycled milk powder that contained illegally high traces of the toxic chemical. One of the shamed producers, Lekang Dairy in Weinan, was closed after four people ...




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