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November 5, 2008
The official said the recent melamine-tainted milk scandal represented a failure of regulation. The country is committed to meeting international standards for all its food exports, he said.
“Food involves a full process from the farmland to the table. It involves
many links and many processes,” he said, speaking at the Asia-Europe Meeting
State television also showed authorities destroying 32,200 tons of contaminated products. About a third of the products burned consisted of infant formula made by Shijiazhuang Sanlu Group, whose products were the most heavily tainted. Four babies have died and thousands were sickened by the products.
With the recent discovery of melamine in eggs, the Associated Press is
also reporting that since the chemical is often added to animal feed in
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