A study just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine has revealed melamine is being released into hot food from many serving bowls. The study involved otherwise healthy...

The global baby food market is forecast to reach US$38.7 billion by 2015, according to a recent report by leading research group A.M Mindpower solutions. Additional evidence, through observations of the...

Police in China have made fresh arrests in the north of the country amid the latest allegations of the contamination of milk with melamine. Three men in Shaanxi Province have been arrested over claims...

Fresh questions have been raised about China’s food safety policy after it emerged that officials waited almost a year before going public with its latest probe into alleged melamine contamination...

Two men were executed in China yesterday for their involvement in China’s contaminated milk scandal that killed six babies and made 300,000 ill, according to reports. The men had been sentenced to...

China’s fledgling and buoyant dairy industry was brought to its knees after last year’s melamine scandal but, slowly, there are signs growth is returning to the sector. Beijing has ordered...

The Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC), which develops international food standards, has adopted more than 30 new international standards, codes of practice and guidelines to improve worldwide food safety...

An auction of the company at the centre of last year’s melamine dairy contamination has found a buyer, with Sanyuan buying Sanlu for 617 million yuan (A$145 million), China news agency Xinhua reported. Beijing-based...

Chinese health chiefs yesterday promised harsh punishments for those guilty of the production, sale and use of illegal additives in food as they continue a nationwide campaign to improve the food system. “Some...

The world’s largest dairy exporter has been presented with another melamine scare, though unlike the tragic Chinese scandal last year the issue appears to be under control. Fonterra announced on...