Whey to go

Cottage cheese has negative connotations. It's a term used for cellulite-riddled thighs and the cheese is usually associated with people on diets.

Sunday, 10 May, 2009, 12:00am


'Slumdogs' hope for a better life

Slumdog Millionaire is a modern masterpiece that fully deserved its eight Oscars. Behind the fascinating plot and brilliant cinematography, the movie provides a powerful insight into poverty in India.

The slums are home to 65 million people in the country.

23 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Whey it up

Anyone who has visited a nutritionist in recent years will probably have been given advice about dairy - either to reduce the amount of it consumed or cut it out altogether.

13 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

You love milk but milk doesn't love you

If the white stuff leaves you feeling far from all right, you could be lactose intolerant

If you get stomach cramps and have to run to the bathroom every time you drink a glass of milk, you may be lactose intolerant.

Lactose intolerance

17 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Tainted milk feared to have killed another baby

Authorities in Zhejiang province are investigating the sudden death of a two-month-old baby, which may be connected to drinking tainted milk formula.

Li Junjie fell ill on Saturday afternoon, shortly after being fed milk formula produced by Guangdong Yashili Group.

9 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Police detain parents of milk victims

Police in Beijing have detained five parents of children made ill by tainted milk formula, apparently in a bid to stop them attending a press conference with 13 other parents.

The parents were to have demanded better treatment for their children and more compensation.

3 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Sacked officials get new positions

Officials punished for the 2004 Anhui province milk powder scandal that killed 12 infants and left more than 200 permanently affected have returned to key government positions, a mainland legal publication reports.

13 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

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.

5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

This week we test: cleansing milk

Skip cleansing foam during the dry winter season and opt for a nourishing cleansing milk instead.

RMK Cleansing Milk N (HK$220/75ml)

A very silky-textured cleansing milk which makes your face smoother each time you use it. Not a very powerful cleanser, however: it requires several applications before you feel really clean. Tel: 2865 0941

19 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Stores still selling banned dairy items

Supermarkets in Guangzhou are still selling milk products manufactured before September 14 despite a central government order that they must be pulled from shop shelves for melamine testing.

17 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Skin smoothers

b Best body lotions

Winter is the time to hit the bottle - of lotion, that is. From moisturisers and lotions to milks and butters, here are five of the best selections for this season.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Beijing allots 300m yuan for dairy farms

The Ministry of Finance has earmarked 300 million yuan (HK$343 million) in subsidies to help dairy farmers cope with the ongoing milk contamination crisis.

The subsidies would go to farmers in the six worst-hit provinces and municipalities - Inner Mongolia , Hebei , Liaoning , Shanxi , Shandong and Henan , Xinhua said yesterday.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Spillover effects

While basking in the euphoria of a successful Beijing Olympics, the Chinese people were stunned to learn that the Sanlu dairy company had sold tainted milk powder. The government reacted quickly to manage the crisis.

10 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Amazing milk

Milk comes from a group of animals called mammals. It is loaded with good vitamins for our bodies, but some people don't drink it.

Milk and your body

8 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Don't aid milk-scandal victims, lawyers urged

Judicial authorities in Henan have asked more than 20 local lawyers to withdraw their offers to help parents affected by the milk powder scandal seek compensation.

The warning came as the central government vowed to revamp the dairy industry and hold producers and local officials responsible for the scandal, which has tarnished the nation's image regarding food safety.

8 Oct 2008 - 12:00am