China Health Ministry Sets New Standards For Dairy Neutraceuticals
This article was originally published in PharmAsia News
The Chinese Health Ministry set new standards for safety of dairy foods in the wake of a scandal involving a milk-powder neutraceutical. Several deaths and more than 50,000 ill infants have been counted in China in the wake of a milk formula found to contain melamine, an industrial chemical. The ministry set limits on the amount of melamine allowed in milk power, liquid milk and other food products. More than 5,000 safety inspectors have been posted at dairy plants to maintain a 24-hour watch on production. (Click here for more
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