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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. Comment - Letters

    Health officials fail to emphasise importance of breastfeeding

    Posted Feb 07th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Evidence used by the World Health Organisation to determine its infant nutrition policies shows children can have a diet of family foods and regular full-fat cow's milk. Breastfed babies ... Health officials fail to emphasise importance of breastfeeding The baby formula saga rolls on, and as a public health researcher I have been waiting to see media coverage of someone from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1144873/health-officials-fail-emphasise-importance-breastfeeding
  3. News - China - BRITAIN

    Chinese demand for baby milk causes ‘ration’ in Britain

    Posted Apr 11th 2013, 12:13am by Associated Press

    ... Associated Press in London British retailers are limiting purchases of baby milk powder to prevent customers from bulk-buying and exporting it to China for profit. Leading supermarket chains Tesco and Sainsbury’s say they have started advising customers to buy no more than two tins of milk powder in each transaction. The British Retail Consortium said on Wednesday other ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1211808/chinese-demand-baby-milk-causes-ration-britain
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Trust in baby formula is elusive

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Elusive trust in baby formula If all things were equal, China's dairy industry could expect to profit from a double strike against foreign brands of baby milk formula. ... evidence of market abuse to restore consumer trust in the local product. It will be more convincing if the authorities step up monitoring of milk powder producers and severely punish any found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1296269/trust-baby-formula-elusive
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Botulism scare prompts baby formula recall in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 08:12pm by Zhuang Pinghui and Lo Wei

    ... baby formula recall Hong Kong and Macau recalled a brand of baby formula yesterday amid growing concern over botulism-causing bacteria in products made by New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra. The company's chief executive Theo Spierings arrived in Beijing yesterday to apologise for distress caused by the scare. His comments came three days after the company revealed ingredients in baby ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1294455/fonterra-linked-milk-formula-hong-kong-recalled-amid-botulism-scare
  6. News - China - HEALTH

    Foreign milk brands still seen as superior years after China milk scandal

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... melamine-tainted raw milk, which should have been destroyed, found its way back to the market. "My daughter is eight months old and has been drinking baby formula brought back by friends or families ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Many parents remain wary of local formula in the wake of the melamine scandal Foreign milk brands still seen as superior In a large supermarket ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1294570/foreign-milk-brands-still-seen-superior
  7. News - Hong Kong - PARALLEL TRADING

    Minister rejects calls to end new two-tin milk powder rule

    Posted Mar 09th 2013, 12:00am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... The health minister yesterday rejected lawmakers' calls for a sunset clause to end the two-tin daily limit on infant formula that people can take out of Hong Kong. But Dr Ko Wing-man promised legislators that the government would review the measure a ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1186608/minister-rejects-calls-end-new-two-tin-milk-powder-rule
  8. News - Hong Kong

    Three fined for breaching new milk formula quota

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 05:01pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit Three mainlanders were each fined between HK$1,000 and HK$2,500 in Hong Kong on Tuesday for trying to bring more baby milk formula out of the city than a new restriction allowed. Lin Youzhu, Chen Qinlong and Zhong Haiwen were arrested at Lowu border checkpoint last Friday for trying to carry three to six cans of milk formula back to the mainland. The three became ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1179738/three-fined-breaching-new-milk-formula-quota
  9. Baby milk powder firm calls for ban on adverts

    Posted Jun 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com A leading milk powder maker has hit out at the government's plan to introduce a voluntary code to discourage advertisers from exaggerating the benefits of infant formula. Instead, Mead Johnson Nutrition wants to see legislation that would ban advertising of milk powder for children younger than six months. Peter Van Dael, a Mead Johnson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1003644/baby-milk-powder-firm-calls-ban-adverts
  10. Comment - Letters

    Right to breastfeed deserves support

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Breastfeeding deserves the same support as formula-milk supplies The government is to be commended for attending to the needs of non-breastfeeding mothers so that their infants do not lack formula milk. It is ironic that breastfeeding mothers requesting such high-level policy direction, multi-bureau participation and injection of resources to ensure their infants are able ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/letters/article/1146400/right-breastfeed-deserves-support

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