Melamine found in sweets on sale in NZ
5:47PM Wednesday Sep 24, 2008
Unacceptably high levels of melamine have been found in a Chinese milk sweet on sale in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Food Safety Authority has issued a warning about the White Rabbit sweets, which the New Zealand Herald discovered on sale in Chinese supermarkets.
Testing found the presence of 180 ppm of melamine, the substance which has been implicated in the tainted baby milk powder scandal in China.
As China milk scandal grows, leadership escapes blame
As China's tainted milk scandal rumbled on Wednesday, there are few signs people are willing to blame their nation's top leadership despite evidence the health risks were covered up for months.
Whether because of traditional deference for Beijing or clever state media management, public anger is directed more at second- and third-tier officials at the local level.
Philippines bans milk products from China
Other dairy products included
MANILA, Philippines—Liquid and powdered milk, candy, biscuits, chocolate bars and drinks, and yogurt with dairy components from China are now banned in the country.
Full story at Philippine Daily Inquirer
RP bans China milk products
By Paolo Romero
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
President Arroyo has ordered a ban on the importation and sale of milk products from China pending results of an investigation into possible chemical contamination that has left thousands of Chinese infants and young children ill.Full story at The Philippine Star
12 nations ban Chinese dairy
HONG KONG - AT LEAST 12 countries - from Indonesia to Colombia - have banned Chinese dairy products amid fears over a widening tainted milk scandal that has killed four Chinese babies and sickened thousands of others.
Worries that compromised ingredients may have contaminated other foods like yogurts, cookies and candies have led several more countries, from Canada to Australia, to step up testing of Chinese imports.