AP Wire | 12/07/2004 | Nestle China Defends Its Infant Formula
Posted on Tue, Dec. 07, 2004
BEIJING - Swiss food conglomerate Nestle SA is disputing a Chinese consumer's lawsuit alleging that its infant formula is fake because it is not made from whole milk. Contents of infant formula in China are a sensitive topic because of a nationwide scandal that erupted in April following the deaths at least 12 babies from malnutrition attributed to fake milk powder. None of the cases involved Nestle products, and the company said Tuesday that the new lawsuit appeared aimed at damaging its reputation...."