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2008-09-23 18:00:09

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.

2008-09-23 06:00:02

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.

2008-09-22 09:00:38

Tainted milk scare benefits clean Chinese dairy producers, foreign brands BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- As the scandal of China's tainted milk threatens the country's dairy industry, foreign brands and Chinese producers not involved in the scare have seen business opportunities.

2008-09-19 09:00:31

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.

2008-09-18 12:00:31

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Chinese Dairy Producer Yet To Recall Some Tainted Milk Powder"] Shijiazhuang, Sept.

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.

2008-09-18 09:00:37

Roundup: China to test all dairy products for melamine after thousands sickened by tainted baby formula BEIJING, Sept.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
  • A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).
The word chomage comes into English from French.]