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By WOOD, Alan Cheese and butter supermarket prices might ease a little after Fonterra cut its forecast milksolid payout but milk prices will stay around existing levels, to the frustration of consumers.
An industrial chemical linked to the deaths of four babies turned up in candies and other Chinese-made exports causing an increase in food recalls across Europe and Asia on Thursday.
By Gillian Wong Associated Press BEIJING -- An industrial chemical that made its way into China's dairy supplies and that authorities blame in the death of four babies has turned up in numerous Chinese-made exports abroad -- from candies to yogurt to rice balls.
T WO stories in yesterday's paper confirmed what many of us have been thinking for some time: that Taranaki is ideally placed to ride out the financial storm sweeping the globe. And maybe come out of it a little ahead.
By JANES, Andrew FONTERRA announces its annual result and a fresh payout forecast for the current season today as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Chinese melamine scandal.
Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8cf143/dairy_mergers_ac) has announced the addition of the "Dairy Mergers & Acquisitions 2008" report to their offering.
By Charles Hutzler Associated Press BEIJING -- The note posted in July on the Web site of China's food safety inspection agency came from a doctor: There had been a sudden rise in infants turning up at his hospital with kidney stones after drinking the same brand of formula.
By CHARLES HUTZLER By Charles Hutzler The Associated Press BEIJING The note posted in July on the Web site of China's food safety inspection agency came from a doctor: There had been a sudden rise in infants turning up at his hospital with kidney stones after drinking the same brand of formula.
The Sanlu Group, one of the largest Chinese dairy companies, received complaints about its baby formula in December, the official Xinhua news agency said. The information was in a government report released to the Xinhua.
By David Barboza The head of China's top quality-control agency resigned Monday in the wake of a growing scandal over the country's tainted milk supply, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported. The toxic milk has sickened more than 50,000 infants and has killed at least four so far.
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