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2009-04-28 23:47:32

Children with a history of consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder are at increased risk of developing kidney stones, U.S. researchers say. Surplus melamine has been an illegal adulterant for feedstock and milk in China for several years now because it can make the milk appear to be higher in protein content by elevating the total nitrogen content. Melamine calculus occurred mostly in infants ages 6-18 months after consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder after birth. However, the...

2009-04-27 07:04:20

Children with a history of consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder are at an increased risk of developing kidney stones and other urological complications. Researchers presenting two studies at the 104th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Urological Association (AUA) found that melamine calculus occurred mostly in infants at six months to 18 months after consuming melamine-contaminated milk powder after birth but that the stones could be effectively managed with noninvasive...

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. 18 (Xinhua) - A Chinese dairy producer at the centre of a baby formula scandal has yet to recall 35 tonnes of tainted milk powder from retail outlets and consumers, an official said on Thursday, as it emerged that a fourth child had died. Local authorities and the Shijiazhuang-based Sanlu Group had recalled...


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