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Nanoparticles detected in infant formula brands

Nanoparticles detected in infant formula brands | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Nanoparticles were found in major baby formula brands including Gerber, Enfamil, and Well Beginnings, according to a report by Friends of the Earth based on a peer-reviewed study conducted by the Arizona State University School of Engineering Lab.
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UNICEF cracks down on 'inappropriate' infant food promotion

UNICEF cracks down on 'inappropriate' infant food promotion | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Five in six children under the age of two do not get adequate nutrition for physical and cognitive development during this critical period, says a UNICEF report calling for tighter regulation of infant nutrition products.
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Is enough being done to tackle infant formula fraud in China? 

Is enough being done to tackle infant formula fraud in China?  | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
A fresh scandal has brought the sale of fraudulent infant formula in China to the fore once again in recent weeks. Mark Godfrey examines what action is being taken to tackle the sale of fake products in the country's booming e-commerce market.  related to Advertising & labelling, Baby food, Emerging markets, Abbott Laboratories, Beingmate,
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China arrests six over fake infant formula: Government

China arrests six over fake infant formula: Government | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
The Shanghai Municipal Food and Drug Administration said it was also tracking Internet sales of the fake milk powder, according to a statement.
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Milk scandal raises questions over China's new food safety law

Milk scandal raises questions over China's new food safety law | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Another dairy scandal has raged across Chinese media over the last month, overshadowing the introduction of China’s much-touted new food safety law and casting further doubts over the government’s ability to bring the country’s chaotic food supply chain under control.
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Danone denies Indonesian health workers paid to promote SGM infant formula

Danone denies Indonesian health workers paid to promote SGM infant formula | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Danone has dismissed allegations its Indonesian subsidiary encouraged health professionals in the country to promote its infant formula products.
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Chinese thirst for Netherland's milk dries up stocks

Chinese thirst for Netherland's milk dries up stocks | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
There have been 900 thefts of formula in the past year, according to Dutch police.
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Mead Johnson Nutrition to pay $12m to settle SEC China bribery charges

Mead Johnson Nutrition to pay $12m to settle SEC China bribery charges | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Mead Johnson Nutrition has agreed to pay $12m (€10.9m) to settle a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into the "promotional practices" of its Chinese business.
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Chinese Officials Responsible for Poisoned Milk Powder Get New Jobs

Chinese Officials Responsible for Poisoned Milk Powder Get New Jobs | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Cadres who show their willingness to be sacrificed by the Communist Party get a second chance after being embroiled in scandal.
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优恪抽检9款婴儿奶粉,可瑞佳雅培等5款亮红灯 优恪 - 更优的选择

优恪抽检9款婴儿奶粉,可瑞佳雅培等5款亮红灯 优恪 - 更优的选择 | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it

在优恪网(okoer.com)本次送到德国检测的产品中,备受中国家长欢迎的国际品牌奶粉成绩亮起红灯:最好的2款产品只拿到B(良),有5款被评为最差的D-(警示)。由于这些奶粉针对的是6到18个月的婴儿,这一糟糕的检测结果可能会让不少父母坐立不安。

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Colombia: Contrabando de leche en polvo para bebés aumenta en el país

Colombia: Contrabando de leche en polvo para bebés aumenta en el país | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
15/05/2015 La leche en polvo formulada proviene en su mayoría del vecino país de Venezuela.
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Abbott Laboratories Challenged over GMO Ingredients in Infant Formula

Abbott Laboratories Challenged over GMO Ingredients in Infant Formula | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
For the third year in a row, shareholders at Abbott Laboratories’ annual meeting on April 24 will vote on a proposal to disclose which nutritional products, including Similac Infant Formula, contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs), and what actions the company is taking to reduce or eliminate those ingredients. The shareholder resolution was filed by environmental health advocacy organization As You […]
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Baby milk powder sales still an issue in Holland, 15 discrimination complaints

Baby milk powder sales still an issue in Holland, 15 discrimination complaints | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Anti-discrimination bureaus have had 15 complaints since last October from women who say they were not allowed to buy baby...
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6 Chinese Goat Infant Formula Powder Manufacturers Reprimanded for Hygiene Violations

6 Chinese Goat Infant Formula Powder Manufacturers Reprimanded for Hygiene Violations | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
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FDA sounds alarm on Sammy’s Milk Baby Food for neglecting infant formula regulations

FDA sounds alarm on Sammy’s Milk Baby Food for neglecting infant formula regulations | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
The FDA has advised consumers not to purchase or use infant formula brand Sammy’s Milk Baby Food because the product has not been manufactured in compliance with infant formula regulations.
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EFSA highlights high levels of suspected carcinogen in baby formula

EFSA highlights high levels of suspected carcinogen in baby formula | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Babies are exposed to almost ten times the acceptable levels of a potential carcinogen that has been found in infant formula, according to the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
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Hundreds of police in southern China seize smuggled infant formula worth HK$630 million

Hundreds of police in southern China seize smuggled infant formula worth HK$630 million | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
More than 18,000 cans of smuggled milk powder – estimated to be worth 520 million yuan (HK$630 million) – have been seized at warehouses in southern China, according to local media...
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Big-name milk formula brands continue to flout Myanmar law

Some of the world’s largest infant formula companies continue to defy Myanmar law, despite being given a grace period of over 14 months to comply with a 2014 law regulating the industry.
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Outrage as Chemist Warehouse buys into Chinese baby formula racket

Outrage as Chemist Warehouse buys into Chinese baby formula racket | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
DISCOUNT pharmacy chain Chemist Warehouse has begun offering direct shipping to China amid claims it is taking advantage of the black market in Australian baby formula, which local Chinese purchase and resell online and through social media for massive profit.
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Dubious foreign-brand infant formula flooding Chinese market

Dubious foreign-brand infant formula flooding Chinese market | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Taking advantage of the preference for foreign brands of infant formula among Chinese consumers, some domestic enterprises have entrusted foreign plants to produce formula bearing their private ...
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Australian baby formula is selling for four times the price in China

Australian baby formula is selling for four times the price in China | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Reports have surfaced of Chinese nationals sending the products in bulk back home to their relatives, where local milk-poisoning scandals have pushed a high demand for Australian dairy products.
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DNA tests in 1080 blackmail hunt

DNA tests in 1080 blackmail hunt | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Baby formula is back on shelves as police continue their hunt for the 1080 blackmailer.
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More than half Similac Organic ingredients 'not allowed in organic foods': US lawsuit

More than half Similac Organic ingredients 'not allowed in organic foods': US lawsuit | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
Three US consumers have filed a class action lawsuit against Abbott Laboratories, claiming its Similac Advance Organic infant formula contains 26 ingredients not permitted in organic food.
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48 milk powder products flagged in China for violations

48 milk powder products flagged in China for violations | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
An inspection of milk powder brands in China turned up 48 products with violations. Among those flagged, 44 were Chinese brands and four were imported brands, reports the Chinese-language Beijing ...
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Cow’s Milk Found in Breast Milk Sold Online

Cow’s Milk Found in Breast Milk Sold Online | IMF: Market Scandals! | Scoop.it
About 10% of breast-milk samples purchased via Internet-sharing sites contained significant amounts of cow’s milk or formula based on it, according to a study in the journal Pediatrics.
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