At Economic Observer, Shen Nianzu and Chen Zhe describe how officials are often able to bounce...
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 Sophie Beach | Nov 24, 2009
Two people were executed today for their role in milk contamination scandal which killed at least six children last year. From Reuters: A total of 21 Sanlu executives and middlemen were tried and sentenced in January by a court...
by Paulina Hartono | Feb 14, 2009
According to an Associated Press report, a Chinese court has plans to auction off the assets of Sanlu Group Co., the company at the center of the melamine milk controversy last year. A Chinese court plans to auction off the...
by Liu Yong | Feb 2, 2009
From AP: A dairy boss is appealing the life sentence she received for involvement in a tainted milk scandal that sickened hundreds of thousands of Chinese children, state media said Sunday. Tian Wenhua submitted an appeal Sunday...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 16, 2009
Xinhua is reporting that some families whose children were killed by contaminated milk have accepted monetary compensation from Sanlu dairy company in exchange for an agreement to give up a lawsuit against the company: Yi...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 9, 2009
The Ministry of Public Security has announced that they made 60 arrests over the contaminated milk scandal in 2008. From AP: The ministry’s website said Friday 21 of those suspects have been prosecuted in Hebei province,...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 2, 2009
As Sanlu dairy company executives face trial over the contaminated milk scandal which killed six and sickened thousands of children, parents called for further research into the effects of the chemical melamine, which was found...
by Sophie Beach | Jan 1, 2009
The Los Angeles Times reports that despite the attention focused on the trial of four Sanlu executives for their role in the tainted milk scandal, authorities in China are tightly controlling access to the courtroom: China has...
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