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  1. Rescued from the roadside to face new fight for life

    Posted May 04th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... old,' Mr Ji said, wiping away tears with the sleeve of his blue jacket. Despite their lack of money, the Jis bought the infant the best formula they could afford and when they brought her ... Ji, who makes less than 5,000 yuan a year from his pigs and growing ginger and wheat, cannot afford infant formula produced by reputable companies. Despite being treasured by a loving family, ...

  2. Last milk batch from affected prefecture arriving in 3 days

    Posted Mar 25th 2011, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... for babies less than nine months old and the other half for infants under three years- would be sold within two weeks. In Hong Kong, 35 per cent of the Snow Brand formula is produced in Japan, ... Martin Wong The last batch of a popular brand of Japanese milk formula produced in a quake-affected prefecture arrives in Hong Kong in three days. Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety ...

  3. Earthquake shakes up baby formula delivery chain

    Posted Mar 15th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... worry is the supply of baby formula. The author of this column has no children but many of her friends have babies. Since the melamine-tainted milk powder scandal in China, mainlanders have flocked to the city in search of baby formula made in the US and from Japan. Local mothers have long complained that baby formula is sold from local supermarkets before they get a chance to buy ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Research has shown that infant morbidity and mortality are higher in formula feeding. Babies fed with formula have more bouts of sickness and a lower IQ. And now with a supply threat of formula ... tax on milk powder', March 10). Your correspondent believes fewer mainlanders would come here to buy baby formula if there was a departure tax placed on it. I do not think this would ...

  5. Canny 3-D film producer banking on a classic formula- naked bodies

    Posted Aug 06th 2010, 12:00am

    ... Ben Sin A year ago, while watching the Hollywood film Journey to the Centre of the Earth 3-D, a light bulb went on in local producer Stephen Shiu Jnr's head. 'I thought to myself, 'Wow, 3-D technology has become really sophisticated',& ...

  6. Beyond tidy formulas

    Posted Feb 24th 2004, 12:00am by Tony Latter

    ... Tony Latter When US Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan says- as he did a couple of weeks ago- that the US economy is doing all right, the world seems to breathe a sigh of relief. It appears reassured that the spend-as-if-there's-no-tomorrow atti ...

  7. Kidney stone in HK girl fed tainted milk

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong and Klaudia Lee City hospitals check four infants amid dairy scare; Hu lashes cadres A three-year-old girl has become the first known victim in Hong Kong ... scandal broke 11 days ago, it has been found in baby formula from 22 of 109 producers and in other dairy products. For advice about milk products, call the Centre for Health Protection's ...

  8. Making the grade

    Posted Sep 30th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... the use of melamine in its infant formula, which even poisoned babies in far-flung United States. But China's response to the swine flu has been more efficient. Earlier this month ...


    Posted Dec 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that involved the use of the chemical to increase the apparent levels of protein in infant formula. According to the latest figures, six babies have died and 294,000 have been made ill by consuming ...

  10. A year of triumphs and disasters

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... been adding the industrial chemical melamine to watered-down milk to boost its protein reading in tests. Infants given tainted milk formula by unsuspecting parents were found to have kidney ...




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