Melamine contamination - Milk and more - Nationwide (2008)

In September, 2008 Chinese infant milk formula was contaminated with Melamine. At least 55,000 (official count) to as many as 94,000 (Reuters) children were sickened, four died, and Chinese food products were pulled worldwide. Melamine was found in candy, chocolate, soda, and even on vegetables. Bill Marler was in China as a featured speaker of the China International Conference on Food Safety and Quality when the story broke, and blogged on the unfolding crisis.


Chinese Parents File Melamine Milk Lawsuit - September 30, 2008

Sanlu Fonterra Melamine Baby Formula Disaster - September 28, 2008

FDA Advisory on Mr. Brown Instant Coffee and Tea - September 27, 2008

Melamine-tainted White Rabbit Candy Being Pulled from World Markets - September 25, 2008

China Food Safety Conference Begins and Ends on "Sour" Note - September 24, 2008

Live Blogging from China International Food Safety Conference - September 23, 2008

Melamine Tainted Milk,Yogurt, and Now Candy - September 21, 2008

Product Quality Law - People's Republic of China - September 19, 2008

6,244 babies sick, 158 in kidney failure, three deaths - September 16, 2008

Chinese milk powder sickens 1,253 babies - September 15, 2008


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