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A Taiwanese study has found that when non-breakable melamine bowls are used to serve boiling-hot foods, a toxic chemical is released from the tableware that can lead to dangerous health issues.
NEW YORK, Nov.
With equipment readily available to health officials and businesses, a Purdue University researcher has found a way to detect trace amounts of melamine in infant formula.
US researchers have developed a quick way to test milk for an industrial chemical known as melamine that killed at least six children in China last year.
Scientists at the nonprofit group Consumers Union said on Friday that the decision by the Food and Drug Administration to allow US manufactured infant formula contaminated with melamine or its byproducts onto store shelves is "seriously flawed" and medically risky because parents may feed their babies more than one product.
Federal food regulators said they have found a way to set a safety threshold for the industrial chemical melamine in baby formula that allows for higher levels than those found in US-made batches of the product.
An inaccurate announcement on the part of the Food and Drug Administration spurred panic and confusion among parents and consumer groups alike on Wednesday.
Melamine, the chemical behind the tainted milk scandal in China, has been found in a brand of eggs, officials in a northeastern Chinese city said Wednesday. Hangzhou officials have launched a recall of Ciyunxiang eggs, Xinhua, the official government news agency, reported.
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