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2010-02-22 14:42:30

While the majority of children who were affected by consuming toxic melamine-contaminated products in China recovered, kidney abnormalities remained in 12% of the affected children, according to an article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal. In 2008, melamine-contaminated dairy products from the Sanlu Dairy Company resulted in a large outbreak of serious kidney damage in Chinese children. Melamine, commonly used in the chemical industry, was intentionally added to milk to boost its...

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2008-12-08 14:05:00

After a string of product safety scandals including contaminated infant formula believed to have killed six babies and sickened thousands of others, many shoppers are now wary of buying products made in China. Sally Villegas, a mother of two in Australia, said after the melamine-tainted infant formula scandal in September, she won't purchase any product made in China. "If I'm shopping and I pick one up, yes I would put it back." The Chinese have experienced several high-profile safety...

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2008-11-17 07:50:45

Nine-month-old Li Xiaokai died of kidney failure on the old wooden bed in her family's farmhouse on September 10. Her grandmother wrapped her in a wool blanket, and her father handed over her body to village men for burial.   At the time, doctors and her family were not sure how she died, but media reports a day later said the type of infant formula Xiaokai had been drinking had been contaminated with the industrial chemical melamine. However, her death, along with those of at least...

2008-11-04 06:00:23

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Baby food industry is available in its catalogue. Baby Food in China 2008: A Market Analaysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p096736/ Baby-Food-in-China-2008-A-Market-Analaysis.html This report reviews characteristics, trends and developments over the 2001 to 2007 period in the baby food market and industry of the People's Republic of China, and gives forecasts of market performance to 2012. The emphasis...

2008-10-28 06:00:19

Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report related to the Dairy products industry is available in its catalogue. Powdered Milk in China 2008: A Market Analaysis http://www.reportlinker.com/p096403/Powdered-Milk-in-China-2008-A-Market-Analaysis.html This report reviews characteristics, trends and developments over the 2001 to 2007 period in the powdered milk market and industry of the People's Republic of China, and gives forecasts of market performance to 2012. The...

2008-10-20 12:00:27

New Zealand-based dairy company Fonterra Cooperative Group is looking at selling its stake in San Lu Group, the company which has been at the center of the recent milk food contamination scandal in China. Reuters has quoted Fonterra as saying: "Discussions are continuing around a number of facets of San Lu's future. These include the possibility of San Lu being acquired by a third party. "Any solution involving Fonterra's long-term investment in San Lu or other aspects of the Chinese...

2008-10-14 06:00:14

By From news reports Three Chinese dairy companies have publicly apologized for their involvement in a toxic milk scandal that has killed at least four children, according to news reports. Separately, the family of a baby whose death has been linked to toxic milk filed the first lawsuit related to the scandal. The dairy companies, Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group, Mengniu Dairy and Bright Dairy Group, were found to have produced milk contaminated with melamine, a compound that can be...

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2008-10-13 16:19:45

A lawsuit has been filed against one of China's largest dairies on Monday by the family of a baby whose death they claim was caused by toxic milk supplied by the company. The family's lawyer said that Shijiazhuang Sanlu Group Co., maker of the tainted milk products, was responsible for the May 1 death of 6-month-old Yi Kaixuan. The lawsuit, which seeks nearly $160,000 in damages, is the first to be filed over a child who died from drinking the contaminated milk. Individual farmers and milk...

2008-10-13 09:00:48

Fonterra gives 5 million dollars to infant health in China WELLINGTON, Oct. 11 (Xinhua) -- The New Zealand dairy product giant Fonterra is to donate 5 million U.S. dollars to a Chinese charity to establish a health care program for mothers and babies in poor rural areas. Fonterra chief executive Andrew Ferrier signed a memorandum of understanding in Beijing with China Soong Ching Ling Foundation to fund the program over five years, the New Zealand Press Association reported on Saturday....

2008-10-13 03:00:18

Executives of three leading Chinese dairy companies apologized on state television for their firms' involvement in the tainted milk problem affecting infants. The executives from Mengniu, Yili and Bright Dairy offered their public apology for the first time since the scandal broke, during their appearance on a talk show on China Central Television, China Daily reported. The scandal surfaced after melamine-contaminated milk products from dairy giant Sanlu Group caused kidney-related...


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