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Botulism scare big news in China

Posted by NZ Herald on 4 August 2013

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Young mum Claire Knight is concerned about the contamination. Photo / Steven McNicholl

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China baby food story upsets NZ exporters

Posted by New Zealand Herald on 24 April 2013

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A stoush has erupted in the lucrative infant formula export industry after Chinese media outlets published articles stating the only "genuine" New Zealand-made formula brands were those belonging to members of a newly formed export association.

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Got milk? UK retailers limit sales of baby milk powder to cope with surge in Chinese demand

Posted by Fox News on 10 April 2013

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British retailers are limiting purchases of baby milk powder to prevent customers from bulk-buying and exporting it to China for profit.

Leading supermarket chains Tesco and Sainsbury's say they have started advising customers to buy no more than two tins of milk powder in each transaction. The British Retail Consortium said Wednesday other retailers are imposing similar limits to ensure there is enough stock for everyone wanting baby milk.

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Melamine, a toxic industrial chemical, in China's milk supply

Posted by New Zealand Herald on 17 November 2012

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Ever since melamine, a toxic industrial chemical, got into China's milk supply in 2008 many parents in the world's second-biggest economy have been unwilling to feed their children Chinese-manufactured infant formula brands.

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