China dairy recalls tainted milk after complaintsPosted: June 29, 2012
Reuters reports from Beijing on June 28, “A Chinese dairy company has recalled hundreds of cartons of milk after a mechanical error tainted the batch with alkaline water, the latest blow to China’s scandal-plagued dairy industry.
“The recall comes just weeks after China’s top-selling dairy firm, Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group Co, pulled six months’ worth of infant formula from shelves due to mercury contamination.
“China’s milk industry is struggling to restore consumer confidence after a series of scandals, the worst of which was in 2008 when milk and infant formula laced with the industrial chemical melamine killed at least six children and made nearly 300,000 ill.”
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