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Melamine Open Secret

In September, news emerged from China that thousands of babies had taken ill having drunk formula milk to which the organic compound melamine had been added. The melamine was being added by unscrupulous operatives somewhere in the milk supply chain, to artificially boost the nitrogen content of the product, and so spoof higher protein levels [...]
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Europe Bans Chinese Baby Foods Containing Milk

Health : Medical News Today (6 years ago)

Following the recent scare in China where over 50,000 babies have fallen ill and four have died from ingesting baby milk contaminated with melamine, the European Commission (EC) is banning all imports into the European Union (EU) of... Read Post

Wellness - Melamine - the Next Bisphenol-A?

Health : EcoSalon - Wellness (6 years ago)

This tainted milk scare in China traces back to melamine, a type of plastic that was added to infant formula to “boost” the protein levels while cutting costs. Disgusting. Melamine in formula isn’t a concern to U.S. parents because ... Read Post

Melamine in Milk

Academics / General Science : Sciencebase (6 years ago)

Today, we learn that several thousand babies in China are seriously ill, having suffered acute kidney failure, with several fatalities, among those given formula milk contaminated with the industrial chemical melamine. The toll is f... Read Post


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