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  1. Watch on milk powder products sold online

    Posted Nov 18th 2010, 12:00am by Tanna Chong

    ... Tanna Chong The government would keep a close eye on milk powder products sold online, the secretary for food and health said. Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said the Department of Health would sample products entering the city. 'After the melamine-tainted milk scandal, we have urged milk producers to insert proper labels on constituents, and expiry date on the products,' he ...

  2. Check milk powder ads, watchdog urged

    Posted Dec 04th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A group of professionals and agencies concerned with children's rights is urging the Broadcasting Authority to monitor advertisements for baby milk powder because of what they say is the prevalence of misleading information. Many parents rely on television commercials to choose the brand of milk powder for their baby but manufacturers' claims over ingredients ...

  3. Company profile- China Mengniu Dairy

    Posted Jun 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... China Mengniu Dairy's principal activities are the manufacturing and distribution of processed UHT milk, milk-related drinks and yogurt products. Other activities include manufacturing and distribution of ice cream and other dairy products such as milk powder and milk tablets, and investment holding. Its products are distributed in the mainland, Hong Kong and Macau. ...

  4. Hospital gave newborns wrong milk powder

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Tsuen Wan Adventist Hospital is investigating why 17 newborn babies were given an unsuitable milk powder formula in promotional gift sets from a US pharmaceutical company. ... and 22767407, have been set up. Medical Association president Dr Tse Hung-hing, a paediatrician, said that short-term consumption by newborns of such milk powder would not cause significant harm, ...

  5. Imported baby milk powder falls foul of labelling law

    Posted Feb 17th 2009, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Three imported brands of infant milk powder have breached food-labelling laws because of a failure to list all the ingredients in Chinese or English, the Consumer Council ... chief executive, said the number of complaints related to milk powder rose to 98 last year from 25 in 2007. Most complaints were about the insufficient supply of milk powder and others ...

  6. 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 ... and it would recall all infant milk powder products made before August 6. It estimated there were 700 tonnes of the goods on the market. Tripolycyanamide, which can cause kidney stones, is used to make ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Supplies running dry

    Posted Feb 15th 2011, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney One of the main producers of baby milk powder in the Netherlands has had to restrict sales to China. Shops on the mainland have bought so much of the product for their customers that there isn't enough left for Dutch buyers. Nutricia is one of the Netherlands' biggest medical-nutrition companies. Its Nutrilon milk powder has been in great demand ...

  10. Breastfeeding on the rise but still below international norms

    Posted Jul 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... feed their babies on just breast milk for the first six months,' she said. Tang added that some mothers thought breast milk could be replaced with milk powder, some even believed that milk ... shows. Of 2,500 mothers surveyed in 2008 by the Department of Health, 12.7 per cent said they fed their babies only breast milk continuously for six months, compared to only 5.8 per cent in 1998. ...




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