Latest International reaction to the 2008 Chinese milk scandal Stories
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people with allergies to milk not to consume Haitai and Lotte brands of cookies and crackers. The CFIA said the recalled products, imported from Korea, contain milk which is not listed on the ingredients label.
In a Monday press statement, US drug company Wyeth defended its baby milk powder and formula after being implicated in reports that linked the companyâ€™s products to kidney stones in infants.
China's Health Ministry said on Thursday that after the scandal broke nearly two months ago, over a thousand Chinese infants are still in the hospital receiving treatment for kidney damage caused by tainted milk.
Hong Kong officials say they have found eggs from mainland China and crackers from the Philippines containing the chemical melamine.
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to drink Mengniu-brand strawberry flavor sour milk beverage due to possible melamine contamination. The CFIA said the Chinese-produced product's importer, Haofine International Trading Inc.
By Thomas Fuller Carlos Conde contributed reporting from Manila, Janesara Fugal from Bangkok and Carmen Ng from Hong Kong.
The tainted-milk scandal in China has gone far to damage the positive image so carefully cultivated by China's leaders at the Beijing Olympics. And it is a powerful reminder of how poorly capitalism, as well as socialism, blends with repressive one-party rule. The facts are horrifying.
By JOHN FAUBER Wisconsin consumers were being warned Tuesday to throw out White Rabbit candy, a Chinese product that may contain the dangerous chemical melamine and that has been found in three cities in the state.
The contaminated milk scandal widens daily and consumers are being worried by ever more reports of melamine-related product recalls.
World in brief HONG KONG The amount of the industrial chemical melamine in Cadbury chocolate and cookies in Asia exceeds a safe level, tests have found.
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