Latest Fonterra Stories

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.

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.

2008-09-15 21:00:02

China inspects dairy regions after tainted milk BEIJING (AP) - China's food safety watchdog sent inspectors to the country's main dairy producing regions on Sunday after at least 432 babies were sickened by tainted milk powder produced by a Chinese company.

2008-09-15 18:50:00

Authorities in China reported Monday the second infant death from tainted milk powder made by the Sanlu Group. Police reported the arrest of two traders, who were charged with selling up to 3 tons of contaminated milk a day.

2008-09-15 06:00:13

By David Barboza Keith Bradsher contributed reporting from Hong Kong. * China said that 19 people had been detained by the police as part of an investigation into how baby formula had become contaminated with an industrial chemical.

2008-09-13 12:10:00

Investigators believe dairy farmers added a dangerous chemical to milk that has been linked to kidney stones in dozens of babies and one death in China's latest product safety scandal.

2008-09-13 06:00:01

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Y.F. Low] Taipei, Sept. 12 (CNA) - A shipment of milk powder imported from China that could have been contaminated with melamine will be recalled and destroyed, a Department of Health official said Saturday.

2008-09-11 15:00:39

A PROBIOTIC -- or good bacteria -- isolated by Fonterra has been shown to be effective in reducing the occurrence of eczema in young children by almost half.

2008-09-11 15:00:27

By WOOD, Alan INVESTORS have had second thoughts on entering the dairy sector, given a sudden plunge in global whole milk dairy prices.

2008-09-10 15:00:25

By WOOD, Alan Investors have had second thoughts on entering the dairy sector, given a sudden plunge in global whole milk dairy prices.

Word of the Day
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.