Melamine Found in US Baby Milk?

J at | Health and Fitness | Thursday, November 27th, 2008

The melamine issue just doesn’t seem to want to go away. Now, people are finding “trace” amounts of melamine in some of the top-selling infant formula in the United States. By “trace” they mean that the melamine levels are very low. In other words, they say the product is safe.

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Melamine in Biscuits?

J at | Health and Fitness | Friday, October 24th, 2008

While the attention of most people is shifting to elections, the global financial meltdown, and various controversies in the government, a few of us are still watching the developments stemming from the melamine issue. I like eating Khong Guan biscuits. That’s why I was surprised to read that in Malaysia, excessive traces of melamine were [...]

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Melamine, Qualibet, and BFAD

J at | Health and Fitness | Tuesday, October 7th, 2008

Whatever happened to the melamine test results “released” by Qualibet last October 2? And what announcements have been made by the DOH and BFAD regarding the status of melamine tests conducted on products being sold in the Philippines? Last October 2, reported in Independent lab confirms eight products contaminated with melamine the following: An [...]

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Melamine in Chinese Snacks

J at | Health and Fitness | Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Hopefully, the BFAD may have an initial negative-positive list by Friday, according to the report. The same report states that: Department of Health (DOH) and BFAD officials had repeatedly clarified that the products on the list are not necessarily melamine-contaminated. They said only milk products from China should be avoided by the public. Only [...]

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Melamine and New Zealand

J at | Health and Fitness | Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Don’t look now but according to The New Zealand Herald, “one of the world’s biggest exporters of hugely expensive dairy protein lactoferrin has suspended exports in order to clarify how it was contaminated by melamine.” Kent Atkinson writes in Melamine scare sees NZ firm suspend exports about Tatua Cooperative Dairy Company Ltd. [Found out about [...]

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Melamine and Milk From China

J at | Philippine News | Thursday, September 25th, 2008

We’re now avoiding all dairy products from China because of the melamine contamination (which has reportedly sickened 53,000 babies/infants in China because melamine caused the formation of kidney stones). The question that remains, though, is this: what other products in the market are contaminated with milk from China? Several SMS text messages have been floating [...]

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