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Mercury Milk, Chinas New Baby Delicacy

Posted by w_thames_the_d on June 16, 2012

Chinese are all heart
China’s consumer quality regulator said it has found an “unusual amount” of mercury in baby formula produced by Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group, one of China’s biggest dairy companies.

The General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said in a statement that mercury, a metallic element that is toxic in high doses, was detected in several batches of Yili products during a check of baby formula products.”


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