Tag: melamine

Cocoa Recall-Melamine, Big Lots, Shopko

In a nutshell: Possible melamine in cocoa products December 19, 2008 — Dorsey Marketing Inc. (DMI) of Ville St. Laurent, Quebec, Canada, is voluntarily recalling the following three G&J Gourmet Market cocoa products because these products may contain melamine: –G&J Hot Cocoa Stuffer Item 120144 (UPC 061361201444). This hot cocoa product was sold in small […]

Walgreen’s Teddy Bear/Chocolate Bar Recall

In a nutshell: Melamine has sickened thousands of infants in China. Melamine was in infant milk powder. Hopefully this recall is only limited to 173 chocolate bars. DEERFIELD, Ill., Dec. 5, 2008 – Walgreens is recalling 173 teddy bears with chocolate bars sold in stores since late September 2008. Analysis by the U.S. Food and […]

Melamine Laced Biscuits in U.S. Asian Stores

In a nutshell: The problematic melamine, an industrial solvent, has made it ways from China to the U.S. and other countries in numerous products. A few weeks ago, it was candy and flavored drinks, and now biscuits. What next? October 29, 2008 — Everlasting Distributors Inc., Bayonne NJ is initiating a nationwide recall of all their […]

U.S. Koala Cookie Recall – Made in China

Is the whole world made of melamine? Melamine is a solvent used in making fertilizer and plastic. So far in China, it has killed four babies and sickened 54,000. It seems that the Koala March cookie made from the Lotte USA Inc cookie company based in Michigan is recalling their cookies which are made in […]

Melamine Food Contamination Spreads to U.S.

In a nutshell: Melamine, an industrial solvent, seems to be growing in the food supply; first in China and now trickling to the United States from China. FDA Detects Melamine Contamination in Flavored Drink The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has increased inspections and product testing efforts in response to the melamine contamination problem […]

Chocolates Made in China Have Melamine

 Cadbury chocolate that is made in China is laced with melamine. Melamine is an industrial solvent that last year killed thousands of pets. Melamine was recently found in Chinese milk products and infant milk powder killing four babies and severely injurying hundreds more by producing kidney stones. What the hell is going on? Heparin, a blood thinner used […]

FDA Advisory on Contaminated Milk Products

FDA is sampling and testing milk and milk-derived ingredients and finished food products that could contain these ingredients from Chinese sources. Milk-derived ingredients include whole milk powder, non-fat milk powder, whey powder, lactose powder, and casein.

Tainted Milk Products and Infant Milk Powder in China

You have to feel sorry for parents who live in China. First they are rationed as to how many children they are allowed to have (usually one).  Thousands of parents lost their children in that horrendous earthquake earlier in the year and now babies are dying from tainted infant milk powder. So far four babies have […]

Infant Milk Powder in China Contaminated

So far 432 babies across China developed kidney stones and one died. The cause is infant milk powder contaminated with melamine. The babies suffer from kidney stones and blocked urinary tracts. Melamine, a chemical, is used to make plastics, glue, fertilizer, and cleaning products and can make milk protein appear higher than it actually is. […]

Baby Formula May Be Contaminated with Melamine

In a nutshell: The FDA is advising caregivers not to feed infant formula manufactured in China to infants. First it was our dogs and cats when the Chinese contaminated our pet food with a cheap protein melamine. Now some infant formula may be contaminated with melamine. Babies have reportedly been diagnosed with kidney stones, a […]