- Singapore Airlines removes all Chinese made food from menu
- Philippines organizes a panel to oversee millk importation, distribution and sale from China
- Milk scandal may have been covered up because of the Beijing Olympics
- Canada recalls Lotte brand Koala's March filled cookies after testing psotive for melamine contamination:
Tuesday, September 30, 2008
Nestle recalled 4 batches of Lipton Milk Tea in Hong Kong and Macau after they were found to contain melamine.
- HJ Heinz will stop using milk sourced from China in its baby food products sold in the mainland. Heinz recalled 270 cases of baby food products in HK as a precaution.
- Singapore found traces of melamine in more China-made products: Dutch Lady-brand banana and honeydew flavored milk, Silang-brand potato crackers and two kinds of puffed rice balls
- Thailand found melamine in 20 tons of milk imported from China
- Mali bans Chinese milk products
Monday, September 29, 2008
- Cadbury recalls 11 brands of sweets made in its China factory, including Cadbury Eclairs, dark and milk chocolate, hazelnut and praline chocolate, dark Chocettes, and products made specially for the Chinese New Year (in February). and Dairy Milk Chocolate
- Philippines now requires milk companies to disclose source of milk and ingredients used in milk products. Among the products tested by BFAD are Fonterra fruit flavored milk drinks – Anchor Wam! Fruit Milk Drink Mango Magic, Anchor Wam! Fruit Milk Drink Orange Chill, Anchor Wam! Fruit Milk Drink Strawberry Spin
- Companies in the Philippines, including Nestle and Mars are scrambling to assure their customers about the safety of their products, as consumers cut back on milk product consumption
- Indonesia found traces of melamine in chocolates and biscuits made in China by Kraft Foods and Mars. Products including Oreo, M&Ms and Snickers have been recalled in that country.
- Laos bans China-made milk and milk products
- The European Union banned China-made milk products for children
- There is a report that says 1 in 20 children in Shanghai may have been sicked by the tainted milk
- More than a dozen Chinese kids in orphanages were also sickened by the tainted milk
- Lawyers for the tainted milk victims are being told to quit their legals efforts to seek redress from the tragedy
Thursday, September 25, 2008
Even animals weren't spared by the melamine-tainted milk from China.
Tuesday, September 23, 2008
Monday, September 22, 2008
Singapore said that it found traces of melamine in White Rabbit Candy.
Sunday, September 21, 2008
Saturday, September 20, 2008
- Malaysia bans Chinese dairy products, after Singapore and Burma did. I hope the Philippine government will do the same too, quickly.
- Four babies now died because of the tainted infant formula, which was found to contain
- Melamine is not water soluble, so to be able to be mixable to milk, it has to be combined with formaldehyde
- Japan is recalling buns, suspected of being made with China-sourced milk
Friday, September 19, 2008
2 Shanghai Panda Dairy Co Ltd
3 Synutra International Inc
4 Shanxi Gucheng Dairy Co Ltd
5 Jiangxi Bright & Hero Dairy Co
6 Baoji Huimin Milk Co Ltd
7 Mengniu Dairy
8 Duojiaduo Dairy Industry (Tianjin) Co Ltd
9 Guangdong Yashili Group Co Ltd
10 Hunan Peiyi Dairy Co
11 Heilongjiang Qining Dairy Co
12 Shanxi Yashili Dairy Co Ltd
13 Shenzhen Jinbishi Milk Co Ltd
14 Guangzhou Shien Dairy Co
15 Guangzhou Jinding Dairy Co
16 Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co
17 Ausmeadow Nutriment Co Ltd
18 Qingdao Suncare Nutritional Technology Co Ltd
19 Xi'an Baiyue Dairy Co Ltd
20 Yantai Leilei Dairy Products Co Ltd
21 Shanghai Bao'anli Dairy Co Ltd
22 Fuding Chenguan Dairy Co Ltd
Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Tuesday, September 16, 2008
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Friday, September 12, 2008
- The maker of the tainted infant formula, Sanlu Group, is recalling 700 tons more of baby formula, after removing 8,000 from stores
- Melamine is confirmed as the culprit
- FDA is advising consumers to avoid Chinese-made formula
- Contamination was known since August 6
- 59 babies were affected, 1 died
Thursday, September 11, 2008
China's impressive haul of gold medals at the Beijing Olympics was tarnished somewhat today when it was revealed that "abnormally high levels of lead" were found in the first-place medallions.
The medals, which were supposed to be made entirely of gold, were instead found to be composed of 99 percent lead alloy and coated with a gold-colored lead-based paint.