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melamine

me luh meen

  • n  a white crystalline organic base; used mainly in making melamine resins

  • After pulling thousands of tons of melamine-tainted animal feed, Beijing should continue to roll out more tests in the food chain and brace itself for more contaminated .
  • Industrial-grade melamine is a masking agent used to hide the dilution of protein, in this case in milk products, including an infant formula widely popular in China.
  • From Jessie Jiang, a look at China's new standards for melamine in milk: Since the Chinese government announced its limits on dairy melamine Wednesday, it's been gaining little but .
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  • Rosa DeLauro in Houston Chronicle
    The FDA should be insisting on a zero-tolerance policy for melamine in domestic infant formula until it is able to determine conclusively based on sound independent science that the trace levels would not pose a health risk to infants,DeLauro...
  • York Chow in BBC News
    Since some animal feed used on the mainland might have been polluted by melamine, our tests will target more on meat imported from the mainland,Mr Chow said.
  • Leona Aglukkaq in MarketWatch
    The health and safety of Canadians is important for our government and we are taking very seriously the concerns being raised by parents about the potential for melamine in infant formulas,said Minister Aglukkaq. "As the first country to...

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