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  1. Formula analysed in infant-death case

    Posted Aug 25th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Prosecutors are awaiting a chemist's analysis of formula that a man fed to his three-month-old daughter before she died two months ago, weighing less than her birthweight. Wong Chi-chung, 21, and the baby's 31-year-old mother, Cheung Po-shan - charged with ill-treating or neglecting a child by diluting its formula - appeared in Tuen Mun Court yesterday ...

  2. Hospital gave newborns wrong milk powder

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital is investigating why 17 newborn babies were given an unsuitable milk powder formula in promotional gift sets from a US pharmaceutical company. ... said most of the parents were from the mainland. She knew of three babies, all from the mainland, who had taken the formula but without any apparent ill effects. She said labels on the cans ...

  3. Ban urged as nurses hand out formula

    Posted Oct 31st 2009, 12:00am by Hazel Parry

    ... effects. A spokeswoman for Wyeth Nutrition in Hong Kong said it supplies donations of infant formula for babies who were not being breastfed for various reasons, but said it did so in compliance ... Hazel Parry Breastfeeding advocates are calling for the government to introduce legislation to stop hospitals accepting free supplies of baby formula from manufacturers after parents were ...

  4. New evidence prompts adjournment

    Posted Mar 28th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man Three members of a family, who intended to plead guilty yesterday to stealing condoms, infant formula and vitamins from Mannings, asked for an adjournment in Kwun Tong Court. Their lawyer said new evidence had surfaced. Wong Hau-wan, 54, and her son Hui Ka-chun, 36, are in jail for another conviction. Bail continues for son-in-law Chu Kam-wing, 28. The trial is set for May ...

  5. Imported baby milk powder falls foul of labelling law

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

    ... products. The products are Glico's Icreo infant formula, Snow Brand's Bean Stalk line for babies aged up to nine months and Morinaga's formula for babies in the same age group. ... the importers have not taken the effort to translate fully the labels for these imported infant formulas for consumers in the Hong Kong market,' said Ambrose Ho, chairman of the council's ...

  6. Check milk powder ads, watchdog urged

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

    ... by the body and must be obtained by infants from breast milk. Furthermore, the US Food and Drug Administration accepted that lutein was safe to use in infant formulas. ... to support this claim were inconsistent. Similarly, makers claimed lutein had a protective effect on eye development of infants, but no large-scale research reviewed by the society suggested ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Feb 18th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of public order, with a 0.31 point drop to 7.19 points. There was a plus or minus 0.11 to 0.12 point margin of error for the poll. Bacteria warning for French infant milk formula People are being told to avoid some batches of the infant formula Babynat Organic Infant Milk (900g), made by Vitagermine in France. The Centre for Food Safety said it was suspected the batches had been ...

  8. Single mum left infants home alone

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip An unemployed single mother was released on police bail after leaving her two children- a two-year-old boy and four-year-old girl- unattended at home to buy napkins. At about 1am yesterday, a passer-by called police after seeing the children shout ...

  9. Man who kicked infant son in stomach jailed for two years

    Posted Jul 24th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Man

    ... Joyce Man A jobless man who left his three-year-old son in critical condition after kicking him in the stomach during a row with his wife was jailed for two years yesterday. The boy was so badly hurt that he needed emergency surgery. Doctors administered ...

  10. Infant dies after mother slept on him

    Posted Apr 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo A four-month-old boy who had been critically ill since his mother accidentally slept on him on Monday at their flat in Catchick Street, Western, died in Queen Mary Hospital at 7.35am yesterday. The infant, surnamed Lam, was taken to the hospital after his mother, 25, woke to find the baby unconscious and bleeding from his nose. ...




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