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 China faces new melamine scandal

Reuters

Published: December 30, 2008

[BEIJING: More than 1,500 boxes of Chinese biscuits exported to Hong Kong and Singapore have tested positive for melamine as suspects in the protracted tainted-food scandal go on trial in China, local media reported on Tuesday….]

http://www.iht.com/articles/reuters/2008/12/30/asia/OUKWD-UK-CHINA-MELAMINE.php.

China

China begins trials for 9 in tainted milk scandal

By David Barboza

Published: December 30, 2008

[SHANGHAI: A group of nine people accused of intentionally tainting China’s dairy supplies this year went on trial Monday in Hebei Province, charged with endangering public security in the country’s worst food safety case in decades….]

http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/12/30/asia/30china.php

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Hong Kong has now reported six children ill: (more…)

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Tainted Milk Products Found in Burma
 
10 October 2008
 

 

Authorities in Burma say imported brands of milk and powdered baby formula have been contaminated with an industrial chemical involved in the latest Chinese product safety scandal. (more…)

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Palaboy sent a comment picked up from ABS/CBN news, that I wanted to crosspost. Thank you Palaboy! I want to be sure everyone reads it! if You know someone who shops asian, let them know:

52 Milk Products that could be banned due to high Melamine Content (more…)

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It’s not over yet. More countries are involved. The EU is checking their biscuits, South Korea is checking their butter, African countries,  Asian countries, Has anyone heard from North Korea? I wonder if the only subject of the  Yu, Yan and Rice meetings is nukes? If you know anyone shopping asian, again, let them know. Milk, milk powder, butter, dairy derivatives, processed foods containing dairy, like cookies, biscuits, breads, puddings, creams. Hey, it’s just me, but that’s what I’d be wondering about. Processed foods are the worst at containing things you didn’t expect. Check the labels, It’s your life, if you’re aren’t sure don’t buy it. (more…)

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The latest AP news on the Chinese milk scandal. The figure for sickened children has more than doubled at nearly 12,900. Be sure and read the whole AP story, linked below: (more…)

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The FDA is not finding evidence of melamine contaminated infant formula thus far in the USA. However, note at the bottom of the statement they are also now checking into milk derived products generally, in asian markets. If you know anyone who shops asian, let them know. For myself, I’d be wondering about the “finished food products” like maybe cookies? Almond Pudding? CHECK THE LABELS! On the other hand, in some asian products, that’s no guarantee either. (more…)

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I’m crossposting this article from chinaview because it is so important.  It is in line with the recent FDA warning to beware of infant formula in Asian markets. The facts now are that this was going on at the same time we had melamine related pet deaths in the United States. Be sure and click on the link below to read the entire article:

Three year cover up in China milk scandal

Posted by chinaview on September 19, 2008

The Radio Australia, September 19, 2008-

[Reports in the Chinese media suggest the company at the centre of a contaminated milk scandal knew it had a problem as far back as 2005.

Our correspondent Kerri Ritchie reports, more than 6,000 children in China are sick and four babies have died after drinking milk laced with melamine.

Chinese media is reporting dairy company Sanlu knew its products were contaminated three years ago but kept quiet.

Sanlu’s chairwoman has been sacked along with a number of government officials.

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra part-owns Sanlu.

Fonterra knew about the crisis six weeks before it went public.

New Zealand trade minister Phil Goff doesn’t believe Fonterra’s representatives at Sanlu should be arrested but he says Fonterra should learn some lessons.

“China is a market of huge opportunity but it’s also a market which operates quite differently from New Zealand,” he said.

Fonterra says it’s now doing all it can to make things right.

Meanwhile, the Chinese government quality watchdog says nearly 10 per cent of milk samples taken from top Chinese dairy companies was contaminated by melamine….]

http://chinaview.wordpress.com/2008/09/19/three-year-cover-up-in-china-milk-scandal/

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