13 November 2008 11:34 [Source: ICIS news]
SHANGHAI (ICIS news)--A Hong Kong fish farm has found the toxic chemical melamine in fish feed following previous scandals over melamine-tainted milk and eggs, China’s Xinhua News reported on Thursday.
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According to a report on the website of Hong Kong’s food watchdog Center for Food Safety (CFS), a fish farmer sourced the Sea Horse brand feed, which was manufactured by Fujian Sea Horse Feed Co, from the Chinese mainland and brought it to
The feed company said it is not certain if the feed in question was produced by their company, according to Xinhua.
"We advise local fish and livestock farmers to request their feed suppliers to ascertain that the feed they supply does not contain melamine,” the CFS spokesman said on the website.
In September, melamine-tainted milk supplies were blamed for sickening more than 50,000 children and causing at least four deaths in
On 25 October, as
Some melamine buyers in
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Dolly Wu contributed to this article.
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