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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. Adding chemicals to milk common: insiders

    Posted Sep 19th 2008, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing Melamine is just one of the many chemicals that agents add to raw milk to pass quality tests, industry insiders say. The most common additives to raw milk were preservatives and hydrogen peroxide because milk collectors wanted to keep it from turning bad during delivery, they said. 'It is so common,' one insider, who declined to be named, said ...

  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. Firm accused of recycling tainted milk powder

    Posted Sep 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui Concerns over the safety of mainland baby formula deepened yesterday after official media claimed that a major dairy firm secretly recycled milk powder tainted with melamine last year. In a village in Ying county, Shanxi, in February last year, Yashily, based in Guangdong, changed the packaging of a truckload of milk powder contaminated with melamine that should ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 50 held as investigation into milk scandal deepens

    Posted May 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Alice Yan Authorities on the mainland have detained or arrested 50 people as the investigation into the sale of substandard milk powder continues. At least 16 infants fed substandard milk ... issued an emergency circular late last week requiring local governments to strengthen their monitoring and regulatory procedures regarding milk powder. Since the circular was issued, officials ...

  8. 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. ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...




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