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  1. Hunan firm pays price for tainted milk

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Authorities have ordered a Hunan-based dairy firm to shut down production and recall more than 31 tonnes of an infant milk powder that was found ... in Shenzhen, said: 'I will never purchase any domestic brands of baby milk powder, as this news just makes me sick. I will try my best to save money and buy safe foreign brands of powdered milk ...

  2. Proposed rule changes aim to make recalls easier

    Posted May 25th 2011, 12:00am

    ... dairies were involved in the scandal. They were ordered to recall their products and destroy any tainted milk powder. But more contaminated dairy products have since surfaced. The latest discovery came last month in Chongqing, where authorities seized 26 tonnes of melamine-contaminated milk powder. Last year, authorities confiscated and destroyed more than 27,000 tonnes of recycled ...

  3. Capital airs life ban for breaches of food safety law

    Posted Apr 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... farms for mixing with normal milk powder, and buns have been adulterated with industrial dye and stamped with a new use-by date. ... revealed to have died and 300,000 others to have suffered kidney ailments as a result of the dairy industry's adulteration of raw milk with melamine, an industrial chemical, to allow ...

  4. Food safety measures are lax, official admits

    Posted May 28th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Zheng's comments came after the country witnessed a spate of food-safety incidents ranging from substandard milk powder with virtually no protein to vermicelli tainted with cancer-causing chemicals. In Fuyang city, Anhui province, at least 12 babies died after being fed substandard milk powder, according to official media. Food poisoning involving everything from ham to pickles ...

  5. Food safety campaign has long way to go, says Wu Yi

    Posted Nov 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... fake milk powder to unsuspecting parents in provinces such as Anhui, killing at least 13 babies and causing malnutrition among dozens more. Reports of tainted food such as prepared cabbages ...

  6. Food crises taint country's reputation

    Posted Jun 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Food safety has become a hot issue on the mainland in recent years. The worst case was contaminated milk powder, that poisoned thousands of infants. Even though the government has promised to crack down on poor quality food, this problem continues to cause concern. China's latest food scandal is related to exploding watermelons. Farmers misused dyes and sweeteners to make ...

  7. Tainted bean sprouts seized in police raids

    Posted Apr 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... ingredients. Premier Wen Jiabao lashed out last week at sinking moral standards, saying recent scandals such as tainted milk powder and toxic chemicals in food showed that integrity had hit a new low. ...

  8. Food-safety measures stepped up

    Posted Jul 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... with the same period last year. In April, thirteen infants died and another 171 suffered malnutrition in Anhui after consuming substandard milk powder. To raise the safety standards, measures proposed ... and milk production facilities. ...

  9. First food safety law will punish lax officials

    Posted Dec 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai, Klaudia Lee

    ... for the government to find small producers, since some of them don't provide real information about themselves, just like in the fake milk-powder event several years ago,' she said. 'Even the addresses and names of some of the milk-powder makers were forged. So how could they recall the bad food?' Although welcoming the new law, Guangzhou housewife Zhou Yanqin, 63, said it might ...

  10. An ignorant and selfish response to rumours

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... were called to keep order when perfectly safe and healthy people rushed to buy milk powder. The Japanese disaster will have long-term and far-reaching consequences for everyone and only ...




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