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Wednesday, October 08, 2008
MELAMINE FEARS IN IMPORTED VEGETABLES FROM CHINA INTO NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA
Melamine fears in imported vegetables from China into New Zealand and Australia...
The latest in the Melamine scandal that killed four babies and made another 55,000 seriously ill in China, may now have headed to Australia and New Zealand in the South Pacific where there are new fears of contamination in vegetables imported from China.
It is believed the melamine has resulted from fertilisers and pesticides used during the growing process. Tests are now being carried out by NZ and Australian authorities, 'Food Standards Australia New Zealand'.