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  1. Tainted milk powder criminals held

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Police detained almost 100 people for recycling melamine-tainted milk powder, which was supposed to have been destroyed two years ago, according to state media. The Food Safety Commission Office of the State Council said authorities investigated 40 cases involving tainted milk and seized 2,132 tonnes of milk powder, which were either contaminated milk powder left ...

  2. 100 tonnes of melamine-tainted milk powder seized

    Posted Aug 22nd 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ivan Zhai Mainland food safety authorities have seized more than 100 tonnes of melamine-tainted milk powder in several northern provinces in the past two months, raising concerns about how much contaminated powder that should have been destroyed in 2008 has leaked onto the market. The government said all the tainted milk powder seized had been hidden by 'greedy and reckless ...

  3. Milk powder from HK preferred

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

    ... Yu Aitong Every two months, a box of 12 tins of milk powder is posted from Shenzhen to a mother in Beijing. Her eight-month-old daughter consumes at least five of the one-kilogram tins a month. Even though Beijing's supermarkets stock many varieties of milk powder- from overseas and domestic producers- she prefers to have shipments sent by friends in Shenzhen because ...

  4. Melamine in 31 more milk powders, widening scandal

    Posted Oct 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vivian Wu New tests by the national food quality watchdog have detected the toxic chemical melamine in 31 milk powder products from 20 mainland manufacturers. Of the companies, 15 had not previously been identified as making adulterated milk products. The finding takes the number of dairy companies found to have distributed products tainted with melamine to 37. One sample from ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Hunan milk firm shuts plant over contamination concerns

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... to recall 31 tonnes of infant milk powder in July because of contamination concerns has closed the plant that produced the product. Ava Dairy insisted that cost - not safety - concerns were behind ... such contamination. Ava Dairy's milk powders will now be produced by the company's one-year-old Changsha factory, which uses "dry processing". "Compared with wet processing, ...

  6. Fears resurface as more tainted milk is seized

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Celine Sun The mainland dairy industry suffered another blow after authorities seized 26 tonnes of melamine-contaminated milk powder, while the latest poisoning scare ... was added to raw milk to artificially improve the level of protein. More than 27,000 tonnes of recycled milk powder were confiscated in a crackdown last year. It was not immediately clear whether ...

  7. cocoa powder

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... Cocoa powder is sold on its own or made into cocoa 'mixes' with the addition of sweeteners and/or powdered dry milk. Don't use sweetened cocoa mix in recipes calling for plain ... with sugar and hot milk, real hot chocolate should be made from melted chocolate. If it's made from cocoa powder, it should be called hot cocoa. Make it by combining cocoa powder (preferably ...

  8. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Dec 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The report 'Number of melamine-sickened children revised up five-fold' on page A9 on Tuesday should have said officials had confirmed that six deaths, not three, had been linked to tainted milk powder. ...

  9. Sci-fi stoves and milk-free yogurt

    Posted Mar 16th 2010, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... violations on newspaper front pages nationwide. A raft of problematic 'Made in China' products, ranging from melamine-tainted milk powder to poisonous rice, fake medicine, memory-boosting ... products, many manufactured by prestigious mainland firms. Last month, many mainland dairy producers were exposed for using in new products melamine-tainted milk powder seized more than a year ...

  10. Dirty secrets of milk-faking capital

    Posted Sep 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... said the substandard milk was used for milk powder. Milk powder adulterated with melamine has killed four babies and made more than 6,000 ill, causing kidney stones in many and acute renal ... milk would be mixed with ordinary milk or used for milk powder. But the milk dealers were not without blame. One industry source said many used a 'secret recipe' to boost output. ...




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