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Milk powder

NZ’s Fonterra cuts milk product prices in China amid probe

New Zealand’s Fonterra - the world’s largest dairy producer - will cut the price of one of it milk formula products in China, joining a growing list of firms responding to Beijing’s investigation into the sector.

Tuesday, 6 August, 2013, 12:40pm

Abbott to cut milk powder prices in China after probe

Abbott Laboratories is cutting prices of its instant products in China by up to 12 per cent, the company said, joining other foreign firms in responding to Beijing’s probe into possible price-fixing by milk powder makers.

12 Jul 2013 - 2:37pm

Abbott to cut milk powder prices in China after probe

Abbott Laboratories is cutting prices of its instant products in China by up to 12 per cent, the company said, joining other foreign firms in responding to Beijing’s probe into possible price-fixing by milk powder makers.

6 Aug 2013 - 12:40pm

Mead Johnson cutting China infant milk prices amid probe

Mead Johnson Nutrition said it will cut the price of its infant milk formula in China, becoming the latest company to take action in the wake of an investigation by Beijing into possible price-fixing and anti-competitive behaviour.

11 Jul 2013 - 11:05am

Confiscated milk powder to be given to the poor

Infant milk powder confiscated at the Hong Kong-mainland border will be given to food banks, the welfare chief said yesterday at a conference discussing how to tackle poverty.

Unopened cans of formula discarded on the Hong Kong side of border checkpoints because of the two-tin limit would be distributed to emergency food-bank networks across the city.

1 Jun 2013 - 3:38am

Is rice the new 'milk powder' for Hong Kong/China cross-border tensions?

Buy too much rice in Hong Kong and “you could end up in jail”, Chinese media warned tourists in the wake of the Guangzhou cadmium scandal.

21 May 2013 - 6:26pm

Study backs Chinese-made milk powder brands

Chinese-made milk powder is better in quality and half the price of imported products, said the national dairy association.

The results of a study were announced in an effort to promote the domestic industry and allay concerns stemming from the 2008 melamine scandal.

7 May 2013 - 4:21pm 10 comments

Milk powder beats out heroin in smuggling arrests - huh?

Bloomberg takes an odd angle on milk-powder smuggling in Hong Kong.

"Milk smugglers top heroin courier arrests in Hong Kong"

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Baby milk formula producers plan to end export restrictions

Seven manufacturers of baby milk formula on Friday proposed a new system to ensure a steady supply of their product to Hong Kong parents, hoping this could persuade the government to cancel restrictions on its export.

26 Apr 2013 - 9:17pm

Retailers, milk brands co-operate on vouchers

Pharmacies and milk powder manufacturers are working on a plan to guarantee enough baby formula for local mothers in return for the government cancelling the export restrictions.

General Chamber of Pharmacy members met representatives from popular brands of infant formula yesterday and agreed to co-operate on a proposal to secure supplies for Hongkongers.

13 Apr 2013 - 3:57am

More than HK$1 million worth of milk powder seized in customs raid

Customs officials have seized more than HK$1 million worth of baby milk powder in a crackdown on a warehouse used to store the product for parallel-goods trading purposes.

9 Apr 2013 - 4:35am 2 comments

Provinces react to stumbling pork prices and supermarkets abroad restrict milk powder sale

H7N9Dahe Daily* Experts advise against excessive consumption of Chinese tradition medicine banlangen. (Background)

29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am

Government mulls the meaning of 'milk powder' in the two-tin ban

The definition of milk powder can be amended to fine-tune a ban against the unlicensed export of infant formula, health authorities say.

29 Mar 2013 - 4:03am 1 comment

Woman held at Hong Kong border for 'breaking milk limit' - with rice cereal

The woman, from eastern China's Jiangsu province, said she did not know powdered rice milk cereal was included in the rule and said she asked customs officials at Lok Ma Chau more than once. 

21 Mar 2013 - 3:44pm 7 comments

Guangzhou woman's 148 cans of milk formula beats Hong Kong curb

Strong opinions were exchanged on Sina Weibo after a Guangzhou woman bought 148 cans of baby milk formula from Hong Kong supermarkets and then uploaded photos of them.

15 Mar 2013 - 4:14pm

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