Monday, September 22, 2008

Food Linked to China's Milk Scandal

For your information, the following items have been recalled in Singapore due to China's milk scandal:-
1. M&M
2. Snickers
3. Mento's Yoghurt Bottle
4. Dove Chocolate
5. Oreo Wafer Sticks
6. Dutch Lady Sterilised Milk
7. Wall's All Natural Mango
8. Mini Poppers Ice Cream
9. Magnum Ice Cream
10. Moo Sandwich Ice Cream
11. Mini Cornetto
12. You Can Ice Cream

Those products confirmed by Singapore's Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority ("AVA") as being tainted with melamine are:-
1. White Rabbit Creamy Candy
2. Yili brand Choice Dairy Fruit Bar Yogurt Flavoured Ice Confection
3. Dutch Lady brand Strawberry Flavoured Milk

With effect from 19 Sept 2008, AVA has suspended the import and sale of all milk and milk products from China which include milk, ice-cream, yoghurt, confectionery such as chocolates, biscuits and sweets as well as any other products containing milk from China as an ingredient. As a precaution, consumers are also advised not to consume any milk or milk products from China.

In Malaysia, dairy products imported from China such as confectionary that contain milk, chocolate, chocolate milk, white chocolate and other foods that contain milk have been banned. But when you logged into Malaysia's Ministry of Health's website, there is no reference on this ban on dairy products. Even the department involved, Food Quality and Safety Department, has nothing on it.

How do you expect Malaysians to be updated on which food to avoid? Rely on the mainstream media (pun intended)?
Tags: China, Milk, Milk Product, Dairy Product, Singapore, Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority, AVA, Ministry of Health, Food Quality and Safety Department

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7 Comments:

Blogger Borneo Falcon said...

Shit man! I maybe had swallowed some of those items in the list

23 September, 2008 08:38  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

borneo - not only one product but SOME???? hehe

23 September, 2008 12:19  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sure or not? Where is the source of this first hand news?? Can't find from news....

23 September, 2008 14:29  
Blogger icefreak said...

I love white rabbit sweets. Now no more edi. Sad.

26 September, 2008 09:56  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

anonymous - u have not been catching up with all the related news .....

icefreak - hehe .... u better go for health check .....

26 September, 2008 17:05  
Blogger Miu said...

i don't trust gov websites..

sometimes they're inaccurate
sometimes they're just there just for display..
in times like this, they're not even updating us.. looks like bloggers are better..

02 October, 2008 01:30  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

miu - in order to update they have to get a third party to do it at a much higher price

04 October, 2008 01:45  

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