Business Intelligence on Retailing, Franchising, and Consumerism in China


Abbot Says Milk Powder Sold In China Is Perchlorate Free

In response to a report that stated 15 American infant formula milk powder products contain perchlorate, Abbot, one of the three major milk powder producers from the United States, declared that all their products sold on the Chinese market are all made with milk from New Zealand, Ireland, or the Netherlands, so they aren't contaminated with this substance and are safe for Chinese babies.

Environment Work Team, a non-profit organization in the United States, announced on April 3 that infant formula milk powder products of 15 American producers contain perchlorate, a chemical which is often used in explosives and rocket fuel, but the report did not mention the name of the 15 producers.

According to Associated Press, the milk powder products from Abbot, Nestle, and Mead Johnson occupy more than 90% of the market in the United States. Abbot said that since their products sold in China don't use milk from the USA, they don't contain perchlorate.

Previously, in response to U.S. Food and Drug Administration's remark that some American milk powder products contain traces of melamine, all three manufacturers claimed that their products sold in Chinese market use milk sourced in Europe or New Zealand, and not the USA.






Be the first to comment on "Abbot Says Milk Powder Sold In China Is Perchlorate Free"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


*




  Other China News

ChinaTechNews.com:

AutoNavi, Delphi Reach Deal

Hisense's Net Profit Down 47.39% In First Three Quarters Of 2017

Airbnb China Head Resigns

DMG To Buy China Rights Of Forbes Brand


GreenChinaTech:

Chinese Electric Bus Manufacturer Lands USA Deal

American Electric Car Manufacturer To Build In China

U.S. Clean Water Company Makes Chinese Inroads

GE Will Promote Wind Power Through New Chinese Education Center


ChinaSourcingNews.com:

JD To Build Global Logistics Headquarters In Xi'an

Wumart, AGS Sign Agreement For Seafood Direct Procurement

India Gains Second Factory From China's Xiaomi

85% of Indian Staff To Lose Jobs At China's LeEco