‘No Evidence’ China Milk Powder Caused Infant Breasts

China’s Ministry of Health has said that their investigation has found no link between milk powder and premature puberty in infants, as previously reported, the BBC reports:

There had been claims hormone-tainted formula made by Synutra International had caused several cases of premature puberty in Hubei province.

The Chinese firm strongly denied its products were contaminated.

problems involving formula have caused concerns in the past.

Two years ago, the chemical compound melamine was found in milk products made by 22 Chinese firms. Hundreds of thousands of children were poisoned and six died.
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Following the latest scare, researchers “found nothing abnormal about the amount of hormones contained in milk powder from Synutra and other brands” after testing samples from 14 producers, the state Xinhua news agency said, citing a ministry spokesman.



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