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  1. Government rules out infant formula outlets

    Posted May 05th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Leung said that the supply of baby formula increased by 57 per cent between 2008 and 2010, while the number of infants rose just 12 per cent in the same period. He added that the Consumer ... there might be a shortage of certain brands of baby formula after the earthquake in Japan, feeding infants different brands did not cause them any problems, he said. The government had already ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/966830/government-rules-out-infant-formula-outlets
  2. Fears over infant formula spark central investigation

    Posted Aug 16th 2010, 12:00am by Elise Choi Ho-Yee

    ... Elise Choi Ho-yee In Wuhan and Beijing, four baby girls started growing breasts after drinking baby formula made by a leading infant formula company, the South China Morning Post reported. The babies, aged from four to 15 months, started growing breasts after drinking baby formula made by Synutra, based in Qingdao. This has prompted the Ministry of Health to order the food safety ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/722254/fears-over-infant-formula-spark-central-investigation
  3. 70pc wary of domestic baby formula after dairy scandal

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan More than two-thirds of consumers are wary of mainland brands of infant formula following the melamine-tainted-milk scandal three years ago, a survey by China Central Television ... formula. The shops sold more than 30 types of infant formula, CCTV reported, with 70 per cent imported. The preference for foreign formula has seen mainlanders flock to Hong Kong and Macau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739483/70pc-wary-domestic-baby-formula-after-dairy-scandal
  4. 2 arrested in raid on fake formula factory

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... in the latest milk powder scandal on the mainland. Mainland media quoted Shenyang police as saying that fake infant formula- which contained no milk at all- could cost as little as five yuan (HK$5.90) ... than 1 million yuan across the country in the past year. In 2004, about 200 babies in Fuyang, Anhui province, were left with enlarged heads after being fed fake infant formula of little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739683/2-arrested-raid-fake-formula-factory
  5. Infants are dying from poor-quality baby milk

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang Doctors said they had not seen such malnourished babies for 20 years- when poverty in Anhui province was far more widespread. Of 100 infants treated last year, at least eight were so weak they died. The culprit, say the doctors in Fuyang, was substandard baby milk formula that contained almost no protein. Furthermore, watchdogs lack the funding to check the quality ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/452331/infants-are-dying-poor-quality-baby-milk
  6. Two arrested as 11 tonnes of fake formula seized

    Posted Mar 03rd 2011, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... in the latest milk powder scandal on the mainland. Mainland media quoted Shenyang police as saying that manufacturing such fake infant formula- which contained no milk at all- could cost as little ... In 2004, about 200 babies in Fuyang, Anhui province, were left with enlarged heads after being fed fake infant formula of little nutritional value. Doctors warned that feeding babies ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/739705/two-arrested-11-tonnes-fake-formula-seized
  7. Inquiry into claim formula led babies to grow breasts

    Posted Aug 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui The Ministry of Health has ordered food safety authorities in Hubei to investigate claims that one brand of baby formula has caused the premature development of breasts in infant girls. The investigation comes after mainland media reported four baby girls in Wuhan and Beijing, aged from four months to 15 months, started growing breasts after drinking baby formula ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/721826/inquiry-claim-formula-led-babies-grow-breasts
  8. Radiation checks cover parallel imports of food

    Posted Dec 08th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip and Colleen Lee Checks for radioactivity in food cover parallel imports of infant formula, the health chief said after manufacturer Meiji launched a massive recall of milk formula in Japan. Meiji recalled from shops 400,000 850mg cans of its Step milk formula two days ago after it found they contained small amounts of radioactive caesium. As Meiji has not endorsed a single ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/987121/radiation-checks-cover-parallel-imports-food
  9. Supermarket worker 'saw accused traders load vans'

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Cheng jennifer.cheng@scmp.com A ParknShop storeroom assistant in the Wong Tai Sin Shopping Centre saw two traders move dozens of boxes of baby formula into their vehicles, Kwun ... formula. Accused are Cheung Shiu-chor, 51, and Wu Xiankuai, 40, both parallel- goods traders, and Wu Ka-keung, 42, Lam Kwok-fai, 36, and Anson Ng Ching-kin, 32- all managers at ParknShop. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006018/supermarket-worker-saw-accused-traders-load-vans
  10. 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, ... near train stations. 'There has been an increase in sales the past week and we believe mainland tourists coming to Hong Kong are taking infant formula back with them,' a ParknShop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/454250/fearful-mainland-parents-come-hk-milk

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