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Milk Sold in Chinese Shops Contains Melamine

by Rajashri on September 19, 2008 at 3:19 PM
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 Milk Sold in Chinese Shops Contains Melamine

Chinese state television is reporting that authorities have found melamine in milk sold in stores, widening a scare over contaminated powdered milk in which four people have died.

A nationwide inspection found traces of the industrial chemical in products from three of the country's biggest dairies, CCTV reported, citing the quality control administration.

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The inspection was launched after the discovery of melamine, normally used in plastics, in powdered milk.

Source: AFP
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