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  1. Baby milk powder shortage eased by increase in price and supplies

    Posted May 23rd 2008, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan A shortage of baby milk powder has been eased by higher prices and added supply, a business group says. Lau Oi-kwok, chairman of the General Chamber of Pharmacy, said ... by selling the milk powder back on the mainland... The price increase has deterred such behaviour.' But he expressed concern that retailers, especially pharmacies, still had to observe quotas ...

  2. Milk powder factory blamed for poisonings has licence revoked

    Posted Jun 14th 2004, 12:00am by Ray Cheung

    ... Ray Cheung General manager is sacked and firm is fined 200,000 yuan The factory that produced the milk powder blamed for poisoning more than 150 children in Guizhou province recently has ... reported yesterday. The manager was not identified. The report also said the Guiyang Health Bureau had ordered an urgent recall of 9,100 packages of Shanhua brand milk powder. More than 70 children ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ocean Park says no to milk powder sales

    Posted Jan 21st 2011, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip Ocean Park would not sell milk powder in stores when it opened its new Aqua City-themed zone on January 27, a spokeswoman said. The decision came after criticism that the sale of milk powder would go against the park's education and conservation role. The park said it could review the decision in future. Aqua City features a 1,394 square metre shopping area. ...

  5. Milk powder firms will home-deliver baby formula

    Posted Feb 02nd 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee, Peter So

    ... because mainlanders, known as parallel traders, buy up stocks in Hong Kong and take them across the border to sell on the mainland. Li said companies promised to provide sufficient milk powder ... some parallel traders offered HK$50 above the retail price for cans of milk formula. This had encouraged some retailers to stock up and only sell the milk powder to customers who offered ...

  6. Producers boost supply of baby milk powder

    Posted Mar 27th 2008, 12:00am by Paggie Leung

    ... Paggie Leung Pharmaceutical companies say there is no shortage of baby milk powder in the stores, even though demand from shoppers has increased sharply. Pingo Luk Yip-shing, general manager of Abbott Nutrition, said the demand for baby milk powder had been rising for six months, so the manufacturer had increased supplies by 20 per cent to 30 per cent from the last quarter ...

  7. Bad milk powder in Shenzhen

    Posted Apr 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chan Siu-sin Authorities in cities including Shenzhen and Zhuhai have seized hundreds of bags of substandard milk powder following the deaths of at least 13 Anhui babies who were fed weak ... more than 140 bags of blacklisted milk powder from a supermarket on Thursday, Xinhua reported. A day earlier in Zhuhai, the Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine ...

  8. Panic spreads as more fall ill in milk powder scandal

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

    ... He Huifeng Parents get children checked, doubt safety of other brands Anger and panic spread across the mainland yesterday in the wake of the Sanlu milk powder scandal, as netizens ... powder. Many said they wondered if melamine- a chemical believed to increase the appearance of protein content but which can cause kidney stones- could have been used in other brands of baby milk ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Hundreds line up to return milk powder

    Posted Sep 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a tainted-milk-powder scandal. Yesterday was the traditional Mid-Autumn Festival, arguably the second most important Chinese festival after the Lunar New Year. People normally mark the day by staying home ... investigation. Deprived of its cash flow, no one knows how long the company will stay solvent. It was distributing receipts recording the amount of milk powder returned and money owed yesterday. People ...




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