The European Union has banned imports of soy-based baby food from mainland China on Wednesday after melamine was discovered in soybean meal, the South China Morning Post reported. The EU has already banned imports of all products for children that contain any proportion of milk produced on the mainland, and required member states to test processed food imported from the mainland containing powdered milk. The EU commission is now concerned that composite foods like chocolate imported from China might also contain melamine. The Chinese government recently revised its estimate of Chinese children sickened by melamine poisoning sharply upward.
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