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Study:Vitamin C supplements, melamine linked to kidney stones

A new Swedish study shows that men who use Vitamin C supplements have a greater risk of developing kidney stones than those who don't use these supplements.

Chinese government issues warning over imported powdered milk

The Chinese government is annoyed over increasing demand for milk powder, as young parents across the nation have been buying up qualified milk powder in huge quantities because of melamine fears.

Report: Chinese dairy firms will compensate melamine victims

Chinese dairy firms have finally agreed to compensate the victims and their families after their melamine-tainted milk sickened hundreds of thousands of people.

Three G&J Gourmet Market Cocoa Products Recalled

Dorsey Marketing Inc. (DMI) of Ville St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada, is voluntarily recalling three G&J Gourmet Market cocoa products because these products may contain melamine:

Nationwide Recall of Wonderfarm Brand Biscuits Because of Possible Health Risk

Interfood Shareholding Company is recalling all lot codes of multiple varieties of the Wonderfarm brand of biscuits because they may be contaminated with Melamine.

Tolerable Level for Melamine Intake Set

International experts have established a tolerable daily intake (TDI) for melamine, the chemical found recently in contaminated milk products.

China: Toxic Milk Has Poisoned 300,000

The number of people affected by the melamine scandal is twice the number originally reported and six babies have died not four.

Two Brands Of Halloween Candy Being Recalled

The New York State Consumer Protection Board has issued a recall of two brands of Halloween Candy. This recall came after candy was not only purchased but possibly handed out. The source of the problem is that melamine was found in the candy.

Nationwide Recall of Fresh and Crispy Jacobina Biscuits Possible Health Risks

Everlasting Distributors Inc., Bayonne NJ is initiating a nationwide recall of all their 3.88oz (110gm) packages of Fresh and Crispy Jacobina Biscuits because it may be contaminated with Melamine.

Poison Sold As Protein Powder and Introduced to Many Human Foods

Babies have died in China from the same chemical that was found to be killing cats and dogs in the US, now there's admission that this same poison, melamine, has been routinely sold as "protein powder" and introduced into many different human foods.

Another Food Scare: China Eggs

China is now investigating eggs containing high levels of melamine. A local government has revealed that it knew of the tainted products for a month.

Another Coin Candy Containing Melamine Recalled

Any time Halloween comes around, parents are always advised to inspect the candies their children receive. This year has proven more challenging because the danger in some candy cannot be seen by the naked eye.

Chocolate-flavoured Body Spreads Contain Melamine

The Food Standards Agency has today issued a food alert about novelty food products from China, including chocolate-flavoured 'willy spread', containing melamine.

Nationwide Recall of Koala's March Crème filled Cookies

Lotte USA, Inc., Battle Creek, MI initiated a recall of all Koalas' March Cookies on September 29, 2008 because they were produced in China and they may be contaminated with melamine.

China: Recalled dairy products sold to students at a discount

The dairy product that killed four babies and made thousands of others sick were recalled from stores. But instead of dumping them, some were resold back to students at bargain prices.

Sherwood Brands Pirate's Gold Milk Chocolate Coins may be Contaminated with Melamine

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume, distribute, or sell the Sherwood Brands Pirate’s Gold Milk Chocolate Coins, product is being recalled due to positive test results for melamine conducted by the CFIA.

Nationwide Recall of Blue Cat Flavor Drink Because of Possible Melamine

Tristar Food, Jersey City, NJ is initiating a nationwide recall of all of their 100 ml plastic bottle packages of Blue Cat Flavor Drink (Lanmao) because it may be contaminated with melamine.

Melamine Found in New Zealand Milk Ingredient

South Korea has discovered trace amounts of melamine, the culprit of China's milk scandal, in milk products from New Zealand.

Lotte brand Koala’s March Filled Cookies May Contain Melamine

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning people not to consume some Lotte brand Koala’s March filled cookies.

China: Sanlu Group Sought Government Help To Cover Up Tainted Milk Recall

Officers of the Sanlu group wrote to government officials in early August asking for help in "managing" the media response to the case.

Cadbury recalls chocolates made in China

Cadbury's is recalling 11 of its chocolate products from shops in Hong Kong as a precautionary measure after the tainted milk scandal has raised concerns in China.

White Rabbit Candy May be Contaminated with Melamine

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is warning the public not to consume, distribute or sell White Rabbit brand candy as they may be contaminated with melamine.

Animals latest victims from Chinese milk scandal

Now animals are the victims from the milk contamination in China. Two orangutans and a lion cub are hospitalized with kidney stones.

Mr. Brown 3-in-1 Instant Coffee Products May Contain Melamine

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Thai Indochine Trading Inc. are advising people not to consume the Mr. Brown 3-in-1 instant coffee products described below. These products may contain melamine.

China's Poisoned Milk Scandal Spreads; 53,000 Children Sick

The milk contamination scandal in China is spreading rapidly. Nearly 53,000 children are sick after drinking melamine-tainted milk.

Nissin Cha Cha Dessert May Contain Melamine

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Regent Long Marketing and Distribution Ltd. are advising people not to consume a Nissin Cha Cha Dessert.

UN Assists China With Contaminated Infant Formula Crisis

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) is assisting Chinese authorities with a melamine-contaminated powdered food crisis.

FDA Updates Health Information Advisory on Melamine Contamination

The FDA had contacted the companies who manufacture infant formula for distribution in the United States and received information from the companies that they are not importing formula or source materials from China.

China: Melamine Found in Yogurt

Melamine was found in products of a second dairy company, Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group in ``Natural Choice Yogurt Ice-bar with Real Fruit,''

432 babies sick from Chinese tainted milk powder

A Chinese state news agency has reported that nearly 430 babies are sick with kidney stones after ingesting contaminated milk powder.
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