September 18, 2008

Toxic Milk Kills Another Child

World News IN BRIEF

*BEIJING A third infant has died after drinking contaminated baby milk while the number of sick children has increased to 6,244, Chinese officials said. Meanwhile, it was revealed that the threat from Sanlu products containing the toxic chemical melamine was concealed for at least a month. The vice-governor of Hebei province said officials had delayed reporting the poisonings when Beijing was hosting the Olympics.

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