Our Problems With Milk Really Suck

The toxic milk scandal out of China brings up so many issues: breastmilk versus formula; a possible cover-up » 9/25/08 3:00pm 9/25/08 3:00pm involving gorillas with kidney stones; the safety of products mass-produced in China (especially after last year's toy recall). But also: Just what, we, as humans, put in our bodies. When Sadie about PETA…
The chief inspection official of China's quality watchdog says that the milk crisis which sickened 53,000 Chinese children has, hopefully, come to a close » 9/24/08 9:40am 9/24/08 9:40am. Even so, some women are to the milk powder scandal by offering their services as wet nurses to families wary of using formula. Breast-feeding might also see a…
Here's your daily Chinese baby formula update: The official number of children » 9/22/08 9:40am 9/22/08 9:40am sickened by the contaminated milk jumped from 6,000 to 53,000 on Sunday, with 12,892 children hospitalized as a result. Meanwhile, Hong Kong's two main supermarket chains from their shelves after a newspaper reported that the product…

Tainted Love

More on the melamine-tainted baby formula » 9/17/08 9:20am 9/17/08 9:20am responsible for sickening thousands of babies China: the situation is than previously thought. This morning, the Chinese government announced that melamine has been found in 69 batches of baby formula from producers. The government also increased the number of sickened…

China's Tainted Baby Formula Scare Revives Old Fears About Chinese…

Reports are surfacing » 9/12/08 9:40am 9/12/08 9:40am today that China is being rocked by a tainted baby formula scare that has resulted in the death of one child in the northwestern province of Gansu and the development of kidney stones in 50 other babies across the country. The reports have, once again, sparked local and international doubts in…