Countries have increased testing of imported foods from mainland China as the tainted-milk scandal raises doubts abroad about Chinese-made products, the Wall Street Journal reported. Taiwan and Indonesia have banned mainland-made dairy products, joining at least 10 other regions that have done the same. Chinese authorities have told the public that no traces of melamine – which has sickened over 50,000 babies in China who were fed formula contaminated with the industrial chemical – have been found in milk samples since September 15. New Zealand’s Food Safety Authority said Wednesday that "unacceptable" amounts of melamine were found in samples of Chinese-made White Rabbit candies, which UK supermarket chain Tesco has recalled from its stores in China, Malaysia and the UK.
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