Tainted Chinese Milk Yanked From Shelves—Again

Company in last scandal linked to new contamination
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jan 25, 2010 3:45 AM CST
Sobbing mom hold photo of baby killed by melamine-tainted milk in China.

(Newser) – In the latest consumer product scandal to hit China, authorities have ordered milk contaminated with toxic melamine yanked from market shelves. The recall occurs a year after hundreds of thousands of children were sickened by a similar contamination. Products in southern China from three companies were found to contain melamine. One of the companies was involved in the last scandal that killed at least 6 children, AP reports. Melamine is used illegally to artificially boost protein readings in milk products.

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