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2008-10-07 12:00:37

HARBIN, China, Oct. 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harbin Rodobo Dairy Co., Ltd. ("Rodobo"), one of the largest private dairy companies in China, announces today that on September 30, 2008 it went public through a reverse merger by merging its holding company, Mega Profit Limited, a Cayman Islands Corporation, into Navstar Media Holdings, Inc. (BULLETIN BOARD: NVMH) , a Nevada corporation. After the transaction, Rodobo has changed its corporate name to Rodobo International Inc....

2008-10-06 09:00:35

China central government to subsidize dairy farmers after tainted milk scandal BEIJING, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Agriculture said Saturday it had made an emergency rescue plan with the Ministry of Finance to give special subsidies to the country's dairy farmers, who have suffered from shrinking demand after the tainted milk scandal. Fewer dairy farmers were dumping raw milk as government support policies to shield them from losses paid off, said the ministry in a statement...

2008-10-04 12:15:00

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China Central Government To Subsidize Dairy Farmers After Tainted Milk Scandal"] BEIJING, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) - China's Ministry of Agriculture said Saturday it had made an emergency rescue plan with the Ministry of Finance to give special subsidies to the country's dairy farmers, who have suffered from shrinking demand after the tainted milk scandal. Fewer dairy farmers were dumping raw milk as...

2008-09-29 09:00:29

China subsidizes loans to support dairy production BEIJING, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) -- China will subsidize loans to dairy producers in an effort to promote raw milk purchases following the tainted milk powder scandal. Lending costs from October to December will be reduced by 3.1 percent, or half of the six-month lending rate, the Ministry of Finance said on Saturday. The move aims to help dairy farmers recover losses. Some dairy farmers started to dump raw milk due to decreased demand...

2008-09-24 09:00:32

Excerpt from report in English by website of independent Indonesian news magazine Tempo on 24 September [by Cornila Desyana and Harun Mahbub] Wednesday, 24 September: The Food and Drug Monitoring Agency (BPOM) yesterday instructed the withdrawal of 28 types of food items from various brands because their ingredients contain milk originating from China. The measure was taken since Chinese formula milk has been reported to contain melamine. "The ban is effective today (Tuesday)," BPOM...

2008-09-22 12:00:09

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Sofia Wu] Taipei, Sept. 22 (CNA) - Taiwan's consumers can drink domestically produced fresh milk without any worries after tests confirmed that local milk brands or raw milk collected from local dairy farms do not contain melamine, an agricultural official said Monday. Council of Agriculture (COA) Vice Minister Wang Cheng-teng said his agency had commissioned two nonprofit industry associations to examine whether any...

2008-09-21 12:00:02

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "China's Dairy Association Calls for Timely Raw Milk Purchase After Tainted Milk Scandal"] BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) - Dairy Association of China (DAC) has released an open letter, calling on its member enterprises to keep timely raw milk purchase to support the industry development after the tainted milk scandal. "Milk producers should keep buying milk from farmers and strictly follow the...

2008-09-16 12:00:22

To: BUSINESS EDITORS Contact: In China, Wei-Jung Yang, 86-139-1167-3125, or in the U.S., Ashley Ammon, +1-203-682-8200, both for American Dairy, Inc. BEIJING, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Dairy, Inc. (NYSE: ADY), one of the leading producers and distributors of premium infant formula, milk powder and soybean, rice and walnut products in China, today announced its continued commitment to quality and safety first and continuance of strict operational improvements in light of...

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2008-09-16 09:15:00

BEIJING, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- China's Ministry of Agriculture launched an inspection of the country's dairy industry on Monday after tainted milk powder sickened babies and aroused concern. Six ministry teams were dispatched to the country's six major milk-producing regions, including Beijing, Hebei, Inner Mongolia and Heilongjiang in the north, Xinjiang in the west and the central Henan Province. The officials will talk to dairy farmers, feedstuff producers, operators of milk collection...

2008-09-16 00:00:25

World News IN BRIEF *BEIJING Two men were arrested as the number of babies taken ill after drinking tainted milk powder reached 1,253. Of those, 340 were still in hospital and 53 were gravely ill, Chinese health officials said. At least two babies have died of kidney failure after taking Sanlu milk powder spiked with melamine. The chemical was allegedly added to raw milk by Sanlu suppliers who hoped to make it seem higher in protein. (c) 2008 Independent, The; London (UK). Provided by...