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  1. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    New infant milk formula rules 'are not targeted at specific brands'

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:08am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Celine.sun@scmp.com Milk formula rules 'not targeted at specific brands' A new regulation restricting market access to 41 foreign infant milk formula manufacturers ... imported infant milk formula brands sold in China have been approved," said Song Liang, a senior dairy industry analyst at the Distribution Productivity Promotion Centre of China Commerce ...

  2. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Why Chinese parents pay more for infant formula

    Posted Sep 09th 2013, 12:00am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... deals Infant formula prices still very hard to swallow To the delight of parents across the mainland, recent fines imposed by the National Development and Reform Commission on six international suppliers of infant formula appear to have had an immediate impact on retail prices. Since the fines were introduced, prices have dropped by nearly 20 per cent for many well-known brands ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    Trans-fat found in mainland China milk formula brands

    Posted Jul 08th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI, Celine Sun

    ... in baby milk formula Three popular mainland milk powder brands contain trans-fat that experts say could lead to heart disease and should be avoided by infants, a laboratory test commissioned by the South China Morning Post has found. The tests found that the three brands- Beingmate's Baby Club, Synutra's Super infant formula, and Yili's Gold infant formula- each contain ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    New Zealand trade body calls for more milk data

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by DANNY LEE

    ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Chamber of commerce says better information about ingredient suppliers should be available and would help improve infant formula safety NZ trade body calls for more milk data The chairman of New Zealand's chamber of commerce in Hong Kong has called for greater transparency about the supply chain for cans of infant formula on sale in the city. ...

  5. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Chinese retailers pull suspect Hero baby formula from shelves

    Posted Mar 29th 2013, 12:00am by ZHUANG PINGHUI

    ... ordered that 1.3 tonnes of the infant formula be pulled from shelves, and online retail giants such as 360buy.com and Tmall.com also removed the product, Xinhua reported. However, questions ... infants and repackaging it as suitable for younger infants. CCTV learned in November about the formula's production line being shut down by quality inspectors in Suzhou. Some parents ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - FOOD SAFETY

    No testing planned despite recall of milk powder formula

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI, Ernest Kao and Emily Tsang

    ... formula recall The government will not test milk products, despite one brand of baby formula recalling two batches of its products amid a scare over whey protein contamination in New Zealand. ... it named most of the firms that had bought the whey. In Hong Kong, about 140,000 cans of Cow & Gate formula are known to have been affected by the contamination so far. The centre said ...

  7. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    Memories still too raw for Chinese parents to trust baby formula

    Posted Jul 02nd 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... for parents to trust formula Ten years have passed since Fuyang farmer Zhang Linwei's four-month-old daughter died from drinking cheap infant formula. The powder he bought for just nine yuan ... of infant formula and the executives of big domestic dairy manufacturers have trumpeted the high quality of their products. However, most parents still ignore local brands and scramble for foreign ...

  8. News - Asia - FOOD SAFETY

    Fonterra pulls ‘DCD’ milk powder in Sri Lanka, disputes test

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 04:53pm by Reuters

    ... was safe. The Sri Lankan recall follows last week’s withdrawal by Fonterra and several of its customers of infant formula, sports drinks, and animal feed in nine countries because of fears ...

  9. News - China - FOOD SAFETY

    New China food scandal as 30,000 tonnes of chicken feet found soaking in hydrogen peroxide

    Posted Aug 27th 2014, 01:47pm by LAURA ZHOU

    ... production standards or hazardous ingredients, from tainted formula milk powder to rat meat being sold as lamb. This year alone, police had cracked down on more than 11,000 cases of food and drug ...

  10. Comment - Blogs - FOOD SAFETY

    Is rice the new 'milk powder' for Hong Kong/China cross-border tensions?

    Posted May 21st 2013, 01:47pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Hongkongers and mainlanders alike that parallel goods traders would buy up more of the staple food if more toxic rice was found on the mainland. A years-long row over baby formula has already soured cross-border relations, prompting Hong Kong to introduce a two-tin limit on milk powder exports in March. The ban was aimed at combating parallel trading and safeguarding supplies of formula for local ...




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