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  1. Body highlights illegal marketing of formula

    Posted Oct 13th 2008, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... Hazel Parry The practice of hospitals accepting free milk powder is not the only violation of an international code on marketing baby formula in Hong Kong, says a group that monitors ... marketing that implied formulas boost intelligence. It covers all breast milk substitutes including follow-on milks for babies over six months old. The melamine formula scandal has caused many ...

  2. Business - China Business

    Tencent profit rises 59pc on boost from gaming and advertising

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 01:28am by Sophie Yu

    ... Sophie Yu sophie.yu@scmp.com Tencent net rises 59pc on gaming, advertising Mainland internet giant Tencent Holdings posted a 59 per cent jump in net profit for the second quarter to June, driven by strong growth in mobile gaming and advertising. Net profit reached 5.84 billion yuan (HK$7.35 billion), while revenue rose 37 per cent to 19.75 billion yuan. Revenue from gaming soared ...

  3. Milk powder, banks lead HK's highest ad spenders in August, monitor says

    Posted Sep 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... HK$22 million. Ma said mainland travellers to Hong Kong encouraged increased advertising because they were big shoppers of formula milk for babies, following scandals over tainted food that hit ... Bien Perez bien.perez@scmp.com Campaigns for banking services and powdered-milk products highly sought after by mainland tourists helped boost advertising spending in Hong Kong last month. ...

  4. News - Asia

    New Zealand dismisses Sri Lanka Fonterra milk scare

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 10:32am by AFP

    ... of exploiting fears stirred by a recent botulism scare. Sri Lanka’s health ministry has recalled two batches of milk powder made by Auckland-based dairy giant Fonterra, saying it was concerned ... of greenhouse gases emitted by dairy herds. New Zealand officials insist it is harmless, but say Fonterra’s farmers stopped using it earlier this year anyway. “So all the milk going into Sri Lanka, ...

  5. Check milk powder ads, watchdog urged

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A group of professionals and agencies concerned with children's rights is urging the Broadcasting Authority to monitor advertisements for baby milk powder because of what ... of regulation of milk powder advertisements. Tam said that when a commercial claimed to contain the highest level of DHA among milk products available, it was unclear who had the authority to say ...

  6. Fearful mainland parents come to HK for milk

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Elaine Wu Retailers report brisk sales after scandal over substandard infant formula Parents from the mainland are travelling to Hong Kong in droves to buy milk powder for their babies, amid fears brought about by the mainland's milk formula scandal. Supermarkets and pharmacies say sales of milk powder have risen over the past week, with sales particularly brisk in stores ...

  7. Older children 'drink too much milk'

    Posted Mar 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Sze-lee, the department's assistant director for family and elderly health services, said. 'We suspect this may be related to milk formula advertisements on television.' The study ... practice of feeding older babies milk in bottles, and their misconceptions that milk formula provided enough nutrients, researchers of the survey said, advising an early start on solid food ...

  8. Poverty and ignorance a fatal formula for Afghan infants

    Posted Aug 20th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... and Unicef have already stopped two commercials- one on radio and one on TV- advertising infant formula. A private, non-profit corporation set up by a Nestle USA nutritionist, who claims its aim ... For nearly half his short life, the undersized infant has been on a breast milk substitute. 'I've just not been able to produce enough milk,' Ms Naseem says. Psychological problems, ...

  9. Lifestyle - Health

    Formula milk scandals just a drop in the ocean

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 12:00am by Jeanette Wang

    ... streak In the same week that another milk formula scandal hit the headlines, an annual survey showed the breastfeeding rate among Hong Kong mothers was at an all-time high. But experts say ... of formula and breast milk. The extra growth was most pronounced in parts of the brain linked with language, emotions and cognition. Last month, Tel Aviv University reported that bottle-fed babies ...

  10. News - Hong Kong

    Second brand of Fonterra-linked baby milk formula recalled in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 02:48pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... Lai Ying-kit yingkit.lai@scmp.com Another baby milk formula company in Hong Kong on Tuesday ordered a precautionary recall of one of its products after it was linked  to potentially contaminated ingredients provided by New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra. The latest recall involved all batches of Karicare Gold + Follow On Formula Stage 2, according to New Zealand Milk Powder (Hong ...




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