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 As a reminder, melamine contamination in the imported USA food supply, is currently determined by FDA inspection of 1% of products moving though our ports: (more…)

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Finally, the FDA, with the speed of world traveling planaria, reacts:

US to detain food shipments from China

[…Under the directive, FDA inspectors at U.S. ports of entry will detain foods from China made with milk and certain ingredients derived from milk. Importers must pay to have their products tested by an independent laboratory that meets FDA standards. Only products found to be melamine-free will be allowed into the country.

The order also applies to pet foods and some bulk protein products, the focus of a melamine recall in 2007.

Essentially, the FDA action shifts the burden of proof to Chinese companies, which must now supply evidence that their products are safe. Most consumers should not be affected, since major U.S. food manufacturers get their milk ingredients here.”The FDA should have acted sooner to ban these milk products from entering the country,” said Rep. Rosa DeLauro, chairwoman of a panel that oversees the FDA budget. She urged that egg and fish products also be tested, since melamine has been added to animal feed in China.

“Clearly, the problems involving melamine in China are significantly deeper than FDA would have us believe,” DeLauro said….]

http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2008/11/14/america/NA-US-Chinese-Imports.php

I’m thinking this was well timed, since no one is buying anything anyway.

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Nestles, Yili and the Chinese government’s progress on the melamine scandal. Another child kets kidney stones. Tons of animal feed are destroyed. (more…)

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Everlasting Distributors Inc. Issues a Nationwide Recall of Fresh and Crispy Jacobina Biscuits Because of Possible Health Risks

Contact:
Everlasting Distributors Inc.
201-823-0800 (more…)

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Taiwan

Taiwan bans China protein powder due to melamine

Posted by chinaview on October 30, 2008

Reuters, Wed Oct 29, 2008-

[TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan has banned protein powder from China after tests found contamination, adding to a list of Chinese products that the island has halted amid a tainted milk powder scandal, local media said on Wednesday….]

http://chinaview.wordpress.com/2008/10/30/taiwan-bans-china-protein-powder-due-to-melamine/

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More news on melamine: (more…)

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For sure folks, it’s everywhere, check your supplies!! How can something be so horrible and funny at the same time? I mean what if no one had checked? How many ways can we poison ourselves? (more…)

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