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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Concern groups push for urgent action to limit milk powder advertisements

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 04:15am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Groups push to limit milk powder ads Unicef and other groups advocating breastfeeding yesterday urged the health minister to introduce immediate regulations on baby ... and a minority of professionals, particularly on the proposal that formula milk for children up to three years old should not be advertised. "In the following few months, I will be re-examining ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Foreign milk brands still seen as superior years after China milk scandal

    Posted Aug 06th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... Zhuang Pinghui pinghui.zhuang@scmp.com Many parents remain wary of local formula in the wake of the melamine scandal Foreign milk brands still seen as superior In a large supermarket in Beijing's Chaoyang district, 38-year-old Max Meng studies the display packaging of a US brand of infant milk formula. Having confirmed that the out-of-stock product was produced and packaged ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Botulism bacteria found in New Zealand dairy products

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which buys most of its imported milk powder from New Zealand, asked domestic importers to recall any products that may have been contaminated. A Hong Kong government spokesman said the city did ... of the bacteria was discovered last week. Chen Lianfang, a dairy industry analyst with Beijing Orient Agribusiness Consultancy, said Fonterra was China's largest supplier of imported milk ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese state media use foreign dairy scandal to defend local brands

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... leapt at the chance to restore mainlanders' confidence in domestic makers of baby milk formula by highly publicising a food-safety scare involving New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra. China has also ordered US pharmaceutical company Abbott, manufacturer of Similac Gain milk formula, to recall two batches of the product that were packed on a Fonterra production line that had ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    More tests ordered on dairy products amid botulism scare

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... products Hong Kong's health minister has ordered tests for bacteria to be widened from milk formula to dairy products, as a partial recall of another brand began amid a contamination scare ... kinds of food and drinks, mostly dairy products. The tainted batches went to eight food manufacturers, including makers of formula milk. Secretary for Food and Health Dr Ko Wing-man said: ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Botulism scare prompts baby formula recall in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 08:12pm by Zhuang Pinghui and Lo Wei

    ... The company was notified by Fonterra that some ingredients might be contaminated. The recall was announced just a day after health minister Dr Ko Wing-man said no contaminated milk products were ... contamination has been an issue of intense public concern since melamine-tainted milk killed six children and made more than 300,000 ill on the mainland five years ago. In 2008, Fonterra held a minority ...

  7. Business - Companies - HEALTH

    China bars powdered milk from NZ in botulism scare

    Posted Aug 04th 2013, 06:18pm

    ... Powdered milk ban in scare over botulism Beijing has halted all milk powder imports from New Zealand after several major drinks and baby formula companies were found to have used products ... that Chinese authorities had imposed the ban on all milk powder products from the country, including those shipped through Australia. He said the action was "absolutely appropriate". ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese firm offers baby milk insurance after food safety scandals

    Posted Aug 22nd 2014, 06:34pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting the lengths to which companies are going to address concerns about food safety ... stipulates that if a brand of milk powder is recalled, customers who bought cans from any Redbaby store or its e-commerce website would be paid up to 2,000 yuan (HK$2,500) per can, with payments ...

  9. Business - Commodities - HEALTH

    China bans another New Zealand dairy product

    Posted Aug 19th 2013, 10:07am by Zhuang Pinghui

    ... consumers about the safety of food from the country. Lactoferrin powder, a multifunctional protein produced by New Zealand dairy company Westland Milk, was temporarily banned from import after two ... formula from New Zealand. I also check whether baby formula from other countries sources milk from New Zealand Xiao Jun, Beijing mother  All other dairy products by Westland and lactoferrin powder ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong fails to promote breast milk even amid formula shortage

    Posted May 05th 2013, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... Hazel Knowles Formula makers exploiting shortage to directly market to mothers, breastfeeding advocate says Breast milk promotion chance wasted The government has been accused ... mothers secure formula milk actually assisted manufacturers in promoting their products and gave them direct access to mothers. The measures also had the effect of making infant formula appear ...




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