Posts Tagged 'Melamine'

Chinese Dairies Agree to Pay $160 Million to Tainted-Milk Victims

Chinese Dairies Agree to Pay $160 Million to Tainted-Milk Victims A group of Chinese dairy companies blamed for selling contaminated milk that killed six children and sickened nearly 300,000 others earlier this year has agreed to pay $160 million in compensation to the victims and their families.

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Walgreens Recalls 173 Teddy Bears With Chocolate Bars Sold Since Late September 2008

Walgreens is recalling 173 teddy bears with chocolate bars sold in stores since late September 2008. Analysis by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration found that certain samples of the chocolate provided with the teddy bears were contaminated with melamine.

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FDA finds more traces of melamine in formula

FDA finds more traces of melamine in formulaSeveral samples of infant formula have tested positive for trace amounts of the toxic contaminant melamine or a related compound, the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. Mead Johnson’s infant powder, Enfamil LIPIL with Iron, also had three positive tests for cyanuric acid, a compound created when melamine breaks down.

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In China, the U.S. opens food inspection office

Amid recurring Chinese product safety scares, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday opened an inspection office in Beijing that officials said would help China export safer products to America and the world. The new FDA field office, one of three to be opened in China, is the first outside the U.S. and comes during a nadir in U.S. consumer confidence in Chinese-made products after reports of counterfeit drugs, melamine-laced milk and toys covered in potentially lethal lead paint.

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Tristar Food Wholesale Co Inc. Issues a Nationwide recall of Blue Cat Flavor Drink Because of Possible Health Risk

Tristar Food, Jersey City, NJ is initiating a nationwide recall of all of their 100 ml plastic bottle packages of Blue Cat Flavor Drink (Lanmao) because it may be contaminated with Melamine. Consumers who have the product which is being recalled should stop using it immediately. If consumers have questions about possible health risks, they should contact their doctor.

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