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Cancer-causing chemical found in baby milk in China


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) Five batches of an infant formula milk powder made by a Chinese company have been found to be tainted with a highly toxic aflatoxin, a substance ... Read more...

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Baby food safety turning Chinese to look for imports


July 16th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) Afraid of a series of food safety scandals in the country, many Chinese parents have started importing baby formula food from overseas.According to China Daily, these ... Read more...

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UAE charity delivers food aid to Yemen


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed 1,300 food parcels among needy people in Yemen.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

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Maharashtra welcomes lifting of ban on milk powder exports


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Saturday welcomed the central government's decision to withdraw the ban on export of skimmed milk powder as it would be in the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan dairy official suspended


May 25th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 25 (IANS) An officer of a government-run milk production plant here was suspended while the services of two private labour contractors were scrapped Friday, a day after at ... Read more...

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Seven child labourers rescued from Rajasthan milk plant


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 24 (IANS) At least seven child labourers, all aged below 14 years, were rescued from a government-run milk production plant here Thursday, police said adding that plant authorities ... Read more...

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Scientists discover method to flag drugs in baby food


May 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 20 (IANS) Spanish researchers have developed a fast and precise method to flag tiny amounts of drugs present in milk powder and meat-based baby food. Antibiotics, such as ... Read more...

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Taj city goes without milk


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 23 (IANS) Strike by milk vendors, retailers and "cycle-tanki-wallahs" continued for the fourth day Friday in the Taj city, with no hope of an early resolution of the ... Read more...

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Condom found in infant formula


March 21st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) A Chinese man got a rude shock while feeding his 14-month-old daughter. He found a condom in his daughter's milk powder.Li Jiaming, 28, says he found ... Read more...

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Nestle India’s full year net profit up 17.45 percent


February 14th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) major Nestle India Tuesday reported a rise of 17.45 percent in its full year (2011) net profit, which stood at ... Read more...

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Dairy sales keep New Zealand trade in surplus


January 27th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 27 (IANS) Record high values for New Zealand dairy products and increased exports, particularly to Australia and China, maintained New Zealand's trade surplus for a third straight quarter ... Read more...

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No harmful adulterants in Delhi milk, court told (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Delhi government Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that none of the 446 milk samples checked by its agencies from Jan 1, 2009 to ... Read more...

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Milk adulteration report hasty, will test samples: Delhi


January 11th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Calling the Food Safety Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) report of 70 percent of the capital's milk being adulterated as "hasty" and "confusing", the Delhi ... Read more...

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High court takes note of milk adulteration in Delhi


January 11th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday took suo moto cognizance of media reports that 70 percent of the milk in the national capital was adulterated and ... Read more...

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Oil washes on to New Zealand shore from grounded ship


October 10th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Oct 10 (IANS) Oil spilled from a Liberian-flagged cargo ship stuck on a reef off New Zealand began washing ashore around the port city of Tauranga Monday. Maritime New ... Read more...

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China jails 14 people in tainted milk case


April 30th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 30 (ANI): Local courts in Shanxi and Hebei provinces of China have convicted and sentenced 14 people for producing and selling tainted milk powder.According to China Daily, among the 14 ... Read more...

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Abducted toddler rescued; maid arrested (Roundup)


April 27th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A toddler from a businessman's family here abducted Sunday was rescued with the arrest of the child's maid and three others who were desperate to ... Read more...

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70 percent Chinese preferred imported milk powder due to safety concerns


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): Nearly seventy percent Chinese people preferred imported milk powder and had little confidence in domestic brands because of food safety concerns, even though the latest official test ... Read more...

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Syrian government gives money to poor


February 20th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Feb 20 (IANS) The Syrian government has started giving out cash payments to thousands of poor people in an effort to tackle the high levels of poverty over fears that the ... Read more...

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248 Chinese officials arrested over food safety flaws in 2010


January 31st, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 31 (ANI): A total of 248 people have reportedly been detained in China for involvement in food safety cases last year.Besides, a total of 191 officials were punished for failing ... Read more...

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Karnataka eyes Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports


January 17th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Bangalore, Jan 17 (IANS) As the second largest milk producer after Gujarat in India, Karnataka is eying the large Indian diaspora to promote dairy exports and make a ... Read more...

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China arrests 96 people for using tainted milk powder


January 14th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Chinese Police have arrested 96 people for illegally using leftover powder from the 2008's melamine-tainted milk scandal to produce dairy products or sell such products since July.The ... Read more...

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96 arrested in China for selling adulterated milk powder


January 13th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Ninety-six people are being held in police custody in China, and are awaiting prosecution for using melamine-tainted milk powder, a government statement said Thursday.The State Council's Food Safety ... Read more...

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146,517 Chinese officials punished in 2010


January 7th, 2011 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 7 (IANS) A total of 146,517 officials were punished for violating discipline in China in 2010, an official of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) has said.Gan Yisheng, deputy ... Read more...

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Spurious milk powder racket unearthed in Jharkhand


January 1st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 1 (IANS) A total of 150 sacks of adulterated milk powder were seized in Jharkhand's coal city Dhanbad Saturday, police said.According to police sources, an illegal godown situated in Katras ... Read more...

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Chocolates made of jaggery developed in UP


December 3rd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by ANI
Pantnagar (Uttarakhand), Dec.3 (ANI): Pantnagar University of Agriculture and Technology scientists have developed chocolates made of jaggery in Uttarakhand's Pantnagar District.The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, an apex organisation that promotes research ... Read more...

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Melamine-tainted dairy product reappears in China


November 24th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 24 (IANS) Reports of melamine-tainted dairy products resurfacing in China's markets have triggered alarm bells once again in the country, less than two years after a dairy scandal in 2008 ... Read more...

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New Zealand-based Fonterra to establish large-scale dairy farms in India


November 12th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Nov 12(ANI): New Zealand-based Fonterra Co-operative Group, the world's largest dairy exporter, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Co-operative (IFFCO) and Global Dairy Health to ... Read more...

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4 month-old Chinese boy gets breasts after consuming milk powder


November 4th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 04 (ANI): A four-month-old Chinese boy is said to have started developing breasts after consuming milk powder produced by a company in Fujian Province for two weeks.A medical test ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka brews largest cup of tea in the world


October 10th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): One of the world's leading tea-producing nations, Sri Lanka, has witnessed a new world record-the largest cup of tea.A giant red mug was filled with 4,546 litre of ... Read more...

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Six arrested in fresh melamine milk scandal in China


August 21st, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 21 (IANS) Chinese police have arrested six people and detained 41 others for allegedly distributing milk contaminated with melamine, the chemical which killed six infants in a 2008 scandal, authorities ... Read more...

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Chinese police arrests six suspects, 41 others in melamine milk scandal


August 21st, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Aug 21 (ANI): Chinese police have arrested six suspects and 41 others who allegedly participated in distributing melamine-contaminated milk after a national crackdown in 2008.According to the food safety authorities ... Read more...

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Early maturity linked to pesticides, say experts


August 18th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) Chinese experts have claimed that early maturity in children is linked to pesticides even as parents across the country are concerned over milk powder produced by a Chinese ... Read more...

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Ministry clears Chinese company’s milk of causing early puberty


August 16th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 16 (ANI): In the wake of the investigation into the reports that milk powder made by a Chinese company has caused early puberty in girls, the Ministry of Health ... Read more...

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No link found between milk, infant puberty in China


August 15th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) There is no evidence that milk powder produced by a Chinese company caused three infant girls to grow breasts, China's health ministry said Sunday. In July, parents and doctors ... Read more...

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