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Heavier penalties needed to eliminate food safety scandals

Heavier penalties needed to eliminate food safety scandals

Food safety is never a mundane topic given that billions of meals are served daily in China. Recently, Gong Wenbin, manager of a bakery and confectionery factory in Liuyang, Hunan Province was sentenced to 10 months in prison and banned from the food industry for life.

By: Liu Lulu Source

Source: Global Times

Link: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1076267.shtml

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Chinese milk output rebound to ‘constrain’ dairy imports in 2018

China will see “constrained imports” of both skim milk and whole milk powder in 2018, with buy-ins undermined by a rebound in the country’s own dairy production, enhanced by industry modernisation.

By: Mike Verdin

Source: Agrimoney

Link: https://www.agrimoney.com/companies/companies/chinese-milk-output-rebound-to-constrain-dairy-imports-in-2018-42155

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Brownes Dairy sold to Chinese firm Shanghai Ground Food Tech

One of Western Australia’s most recognised household dairy names — the 130-year-old Brownes Dairy — has been sold to a Chinese firm.

By: Rebecca Trigger, Bridget Fitzgerald and Briana Shepherd

Source: ABC

Link: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-14/brownes-dairy-sold-to-shanghai-ground-food-tech/9149776

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Parliament: Stricter rules passed for health claims and sale of food, infant formula milk

SINGAPORE – Stricter rules on labelling and advertising of food, including formula milk for babies, were passed in Parliament on Tuesday (Nov 7) together with provisions allowing the authorities to act more quickly on food recalls.
By: TOH EE MING

Source: Today Online

Link: http://www.todayonline.com/singapore/laws-sale-food-amended-rule-changes-infant-formula-milk-labels

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China: The Queen of Dairy Trade

The way things are tracking this year, China’s share of growth will be even greater.
By: Alan Levitt, U.S. Dairy Export Council

Source: AgWeb

Link: https://www.agweb.com/article/china-the-queen-of-dairy-trade-naa-milk-guest-editor/

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Brazil attempts against the Mercosur dairy

For years, it has limited Argentine exports, it is holding back the entry of Uruguayan dairy products, it does not accept an FTA with China and now it goes out to look for milk in England.

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Huishan Dairy, $5.8 bln in debt, wrangles creditor support

Embattled China Huishan Dairy Holdings has come to an agreement with most of its Chinese creditors to restructure its crippling debt, which has reached at least $5.76 billion according to an unreported restructuring plan seen by Reuters.
By: Matthew Miller and Yan Jiang

Source: Reuters

Link: http://www.nasdaq.com/article/huishan-dairy-58-bln-in-debt-wrangles-creditor-support-20171102-00036

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Dairy tale

FrieslandCampina reaches out to young farmers in the Netherlands.
By: Chen Rui

Source: Globaltimes.cn

Link: http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/1073219.shtml


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