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  1. Free care denied babies despite decree

    Posted Sep 16th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Mainland hospitals have yet to implement a State Council order to provide free treatment to the babies who fell ill after drinking contaminated infant formula produced ... In one of the calls that lawyer Zheng Jineng received, the report said, the parents complained that their child had died after he developed kidney stones from consuming Sanlu infant formula ...

  2. Officials declare Games a success

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and other big mainland dairy companies were being scrutinised over contamination of infant milk formula. Beijing Municipal Communications Committee deputy director Zhou Zhengyu was adamant ...

  3. Mainland establishes melamine standards

    Posted Oct 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... tool but not an indicator that such toxins were permissible in food. Under provisional regulations released yesterday, infant milk formula made in China should not contain more than 1 part per ... in excessive levels. Most of the victims so far had been fed baby formula made from powdered milk made by Sanlu, one of China's oldest dairy brands. But since the scandal came to light early last ...

  4. Unicef urges tighter rules and promotion of breastfeeding

    Posted Sep 24th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... for medical staff so more mothers could learn breastfeeding techniques, Unicef said. 'Marketing techniques mislead parents to think that formula milk has no risks at all,' it said. 'In fact, powdered infant formula itself may contain pathogens.' Vivian Leung Tai Yuet-kam, founding chairwoman of the Hong Kong Breastfeeding Mothers' Association, said 'Breast milk ...

  5. Tainted baby-milk powder triggers recall

    Posted Sep 12th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu The mainland's biggest infant milk powder maker said yesterday it would recall all its formula products after more babies who were fed its milk had fallen ill with kidney ... Inspection and Quarantine said it had started testing samples of all formula brands, sent investigators to the affected provinces and ordered a national campaign to test the quality of infant milk ...

  6. Tests find tainted baby milk at 21 more firms

    Posted Sep 17th 2008, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... and leaving more than 1,200 ill was found in infant formula made by another 21 companies. The central government ordered an immediate halt to the sale of all baby milk products by 22 companies, which ... and Quarantine's testing found melamine contamination in baby formula made by 22 out of 109 mainland manufacturers of infant milk products. The watchdog tested 491 batches of formula from the 109 firms ...

  7. Mengniu was HK Disneyland's main supplier

    Posted Sep 21st 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Mengniu, Yili and Guangming. The centre also revealed the results conducted on 69 samples, including 46 international brands of infant formula milk that are available in Hong Kong and not made ... Paggie Leung Mainland firm Mengniu was the main supplier of dairy products to Hong Kong Disneyland before its products were removed from shelves in the tainted-milk scandal. A Disney ...

  8. Foreign formula pours in

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Fiona Tam Soaring demand from middle-class mainland parents hoping to pay less for imported infant formula is boosting cross-border milk-powder shipping from Hong Kong into the Pearl River Delta. At the same time, supermarkets are struggling to replace infant food made by blacklisted dairy firms. Couriers buying low-duty imported milk powder from Hong Kong and reselling ...

  9. Talkback

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

    ... their children. They simply need the physical, emotional and mental support to do so. One of the most disturbing, but hardly surprising, aspects of the infant-milk-formula scandal is the failure ... touting the benefits of formula, would families have opted for it over breast milk? Instead of accepting free formula, the hospitals and the government should be concentrating on providing ...

  10. Tainted-milk investigation is widened

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    .... Tainted infant formula has so far caused 432 babies to develop kidney stones. One child has died. Gansu Vice-Governor Xian Hui said two of 12 samples randomly selected from the Sanlu baby milk ... Vivian Wu Probe takes in entire industry as more contaminated formula found Mainland authorities yesterday widened their investigation of Sanlu tainted infant formula to the entire dairy ...




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