Friday, May 21, 2004

Control on breast milk substitutes urged

China Daily
2004-05-21 06:32
"An allout war against fake powdered milk has been launched across China following the deaths of 12 babies from malnutrition in Fuyang, in East China's Anhui Province. Investigations have revealed the infants, aged between four and six months, died after being fed milk powder with little, if any, nutritional value. As a result of consuming these products, More than 100 other infants in Fuyang are suffering from 'big head disease,' so-called because their heads grew abnormally large, while their torsos, arms and legs were reduced to skin and bone...."

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