Melamine Tainted Milk Powder Still Being Stockpiled in China

China was fighting to maintain public confidence in its food safety after a massive stockpile of melamine-tainted milk powder was seized during raids on warehouses in the nation’s biggest city. The seizures in Chongqing come three years after the 2008 Sanlu milk scandal, in which three babies died and 300,000 others were sickened by … [Read more...]

6 Chinese go on trial for selling melamine.

By SCOTT MCDONALD BEIJING (AP) — Six Chinese suspects went on trial Friday accused of making and selling the industrial chemical at the center of a tainted milk scandal blamed for killing six children and sickening nearly 300,000 others. Among those in court Friday was the owner of a workshop that was allegedly the country's largest source of … [Read more...]

Is Melamine in our food in the U.S? United States

By JAMES E. McWILLIAMS Published: November 17, 2008 CHINA’S food supply appears to be awash in the industrial chemical melamine. Dangerous levels have been detected not only in milk and eggs, but also in chicken feed and wheat gluten, meaning that melamine is almost impossible to avoid in processed foods. Melamine in baby formula has killed at … [Read more...]

Animal Feed spiked with melamine, known secret for long time.

Animal feed spiked with melamine an 'open secret' in China: report Last Updated: Thursday, October 30, 2008 | 9:06 AM The Associated Press A Chinese shopper pays cash for eggs at a market in Chengdu, southwest China, on Tuesday. (Color China Photo/Associated Press) Animal feed producers in China commonly add the industrial … [Read more...]