After accusing Danone of bribing Chinese doctors to provide their Dumex brand baby formula last...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 7, 2013
As New Zealand dairy company Fonterra deals with the blowback from the recall of some of its milk powder that was contaminated with Clostridium botulinum, the company is now also being fined for alleged price-fixing in China....
by Cindy | Aug 5, 2013
New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra apologized on Monday for a contamination scare involving whey protein products tainted with Clostridium botulinum. From The Wall Street Journal: Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings traveled...
by Scott Greene | Jul 2, 2013
Bloomberg News reports that China has opened investigations into foreign milk-powder companies, including Danone and Nestle, for pricing and anti-monopoly violations: The National Development and Reform Commission, the country’s...
by Josh Rudolph | Jun 14, 2013
As persistent safety issues with domestic infant formula batters the confidence of Chinese consumers, a demand for imported formula has foreign dairy firms looking to China’s market and China struggling to crackdown on...
by Sophie Beach | Apr 9, 2013
With persistent health and safety issues with China-made infant formula, parents have taken advantage of trips to Hong Kong and abroad to stock up on supplies for their infants. As a result, the global supply has taken a hit and...
by Scott Greene | Mar 4, 2013
Hong Kong customs officials arrested 45 people late last week on charges of smuggling baby milk formula into mainland China, after a new emergency law took effect on March 1st which limits passengers to no more than two cans...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 19, 2012
With the safety of dairy products, especially infant formula, constantly under question in China, foreign brands are finding an opening into the China market. From Reuters: The latest foreign bet comes from Danish-Swedish dairy...
by Paulina Hartono | Oct 24, 2008
Maureen Fan of the Washington Post reports on Chinese views of breast-feeding and the impact of the milk scandal. Since China’s tainted milk scandal broke in September, killing at least four infants and sickening 54,000...
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