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  1. Baby formula makers seeking to raise HK$5b

    Posted Oct 15th 2010, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... by a series of consumer safety scandals involving products such as toxic toothpaste, faulty tyres and tainted milk formula. In 2008, 300,000 children on the mainland fell ill and six others died after drinking infant formula tainted by melamine, an industrial chemical that suppliers added to fool tests for protein content. Sanlu, China's third-biggest dairy producer, was declared bankrupt ...

  2. Mothers scramble for baby formula

    Posted Apr 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on sale. Where to buy Mead Johnson, Wyeth or Beanstalk milk formula are common topics in parents' forums in Hong Kong. 'Mead Johnson's A+1 is always sold out, shall I try another ... able to tell me an exact demand figure,' Chung said. Hong Kong's formula market had been too complicated to project, he said, after a series of milk scandals, the earliest in 2004 ...

  3. Mayor sacked and former Sanlu chief held

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... on Sanlu until Tuesday, when further testing- following a huge public outcry- found that another 21 companies had produced baby milk formulas containing melamine. Four officials in Shijiazhuang ... Minnie Chan More heads rolled yesterday over tainted milk powder, as another official was fired and authorities detained the sacked chairwoman of Sanlu Group, the milk company ...

  4. Tainted milk powder seized in Qinhai raid

    Posted Jul 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the baby formula scandal two years ago. It later went bankrupt. Gansu authorities suspect dealers bought tainted milk powder supposed to have been destroyed after the 2008 scandal and planned ... Zhuang Pinghui Melamine-tainted milk powder, which killed at least six children and made 300,000 others ill two years ago in the mainland's biggest food safety scandal, has resurfaced ...

  5. Scandal-hit dairy industry looks to NZ for clean assets

    Posted Aug 09th 2010, 12:00am by Kandy Wong, Sean Kennedy

    ... good quality sources of milk powder and infant formula. While the 382 million yuan is not a big cash investment, it is an important step for Bright Dairy. While Bright Dairy's foray ... most profitable sector is raising eyebrows. It is not hard to see why mainland players are looking offshore. In 2008 milk powder produced by Sanlu Group was found to have been adulterated ...

  6. Family will fight on for melamine payout

    Posted Apr 14th 2009, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... for compensating victims of the tainted milk scandal, demanding that they pay the 40,000 yuan (HK$45,400) medical bill for Zhang Zhuoyu, who developed kidney stones after drinking milk formula made ... Chloe Lai in Guangzhou A Guangdong family will not give up trying to get what they consider to be fair compensation for their son, whose health has not improved since he drank milk tainted ...

  7. Soft-drink firm considers bid for Sanlu

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said. There are reports that Sanlu could face a compensation bill of at least 700 million yuan (HK$796 million) for the affected babies, who fell ill after drinking melamine-laced milk formula. ... triggered the industry-wide milk contamination scandal. The move makes Wahaha the first company to publicly voice interest in Sanlu, though several mid-sized mainland dairy firms have started ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... antibiotics for the rest of his babyhood and neither do I want a baby to take formula milk for that same period of time. Instead I will work with the mother on various breastfeeding management ... supporting mothers who want to breastfeed. The most common question asked is, 'I don't have enough milk, what can I do?' In most cases, however, the mother does have enough milk ...

  9. Huiyuan hails stake acquisition by SAIF

    Posted Jul 30th 2010, 12:00am by Sophie Yu

    ... that it would focus on its core businesses in the country: milk products, bottled water, infant foods and nutrition products. ...

  10. KKR plans US$300m mainland dairy start-up

    Posted Dec 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in a greenfield dairy business on the mainland, market sources said, as the industry tries to recover from the tainted milk scandal. KKR will inject US$100 million in equity and has arranged US$200 ... melamine, an industrial chemical that boosts protein levels but in high doses causes kidney stones. Four infants died and 53,000 fell sick after consuming their products. Guan Weikun, an official ...




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