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2008-09-18 12:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua by formula scandal: "1st Ld-Writethru: Sacked Sanlu Chairwoman Removed From Local Legislature Over Baby Formula Scandal"] Shijiazhuang, Sept. 18 (Xinhua) - A sacked board chairwoman and general manager of a Chinese dairy producer was removed from the local legislature on Thursday over the ongoing baby formula scandal. The decision to dismiss 66-year-old Tian Wenhua, who had led the...

2008-09-18 09:00:37

Roundup: China to test all dairy products for melamine after thousands sickened by tainted baby formula BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- The Chinese government on Wednesday announced a comprehensive nationwide tests for melamine on every dairy product by every producer after a third infant died after drinking contaminated milk powder. The third fatality occurred in the southeastern Zhejiang Province, Minister of Health Chen Zhu told a press conference in Beijing. Chen gave no further...

2008-09-18 09:00:32

China Exclusive: Quality watchdog cancels inspection exemptions for food producers BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- In the wake of the contaminated baby milk powder scandal, Chinese quality watchdog on Wednesday cancelled all kinds of national inspection exemptions previously given to food producers. "Considering the particular characteristics of food products and the complexity in the cause of food safety problems, and with a view to further enhancing supervision over food producers,...

2008-09-18 00:00:08

By Frank Ching FOUR years ago, tragedy struck China when a company cheated parents by selling baby formula with little or no nutritional value. This led to the deaths of at least 12 infants and the severe malnutrition of hundreds more, with potential long-lasting consequences. Then, last year, an international scare broke out after it was discovered that pet food imported from China was causing the death of hundreds of dogs and cats in North America because the food had been laced with...

2008-09-17 15:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "China Exclusive": "Quality Watchdog Cancels Inspection Exemptions for Food Producers"] BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) - In the wake of the contaminated baby milk powder scandal, Chinese quality watchdog on Wednesday cancelled all kinds of national inspection exemptions previously given to food producers. "Considering the particular characteristics of food products and the complexity in the cause...

2008-09-17 09:00:47

China Focus: China seizes 22 companies with contaminated baby milk powder BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Chinese inspectors have found the chemical melamine in 69 batches of baby milk powder produced by 22 companies nationwide, the country's quality watchdog said late on Tuesday. The authorities ordered a halt to the sale of the tainted products which included such well-known brands as Sanlu, Mengniu, Yili and Yashili, among others. The State Administration of Quality Supervision,...

2008-09-17 06:00:31

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Roundup" by milk : "Officials, Company Manager Sacked Following Baby Milk Powder Scandal"] SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) - Four local officials in north China's Hebei Province were fired on Tuesday following the bapowder scandal across the country. Zhang Fawang, vice mayor in charge of agricultural production of Hebei provincial capital Shijiazhuang, and Sun Renhu, the city's animal...

2008-09-17 06:00:31

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Roundup" by tainted baby formula: "China To Test All Dairy Products for Melamine After Thousands Sickened by Tainted Baby Formula"] BEIJING, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) - The Chinese government on Wednesday announced a comprehensive nationwide test for melamine on every dairy product by every producer after a third infant died after drinking contaminated milk powder. The third fatality occurred in...

2008-09-17 03:00:07

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) - Chinese inspectors have found the chemical melamine in 69 batches of baby powder produced by 22 companies nationwide, the country's quality watchdog said late on Tuesday. The authorities ordered a halt to the sale of the tainted products which included such well-known brands as Sanlu, Mengniu, Yili and Yashili, among others. The State Administration of Quality...

2008-09-16 09:00:06

Roundup: China's Sanlu apologizes for milk powder contamination SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- China dairy giant Sanlu Group apologized to the public on Monday for its contaminated milk powder which had sickened 1,253 babies with kidney stones, two fatally. Zhang Zhenling, Sanlu's vice president, read a letter of apology at a news briefing on Monday afternoon here in Shijiazhuang, capital of Hebei Province, where the corporation is based. "The serious safety accident of the Sanlu...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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