Thu, September 11, 2008
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China quality watchdog starts investigation into suspected baby milk powder

2008-09-11 07:15:06 GMT2008-09-11 15:15:06 (Beijing Time) Xinhua English

BEIJING, Sept. 11 (Xinhua) -- China's quality watchdog said on Thursday it was conducting investigation into samples of baby milk powder that was suspected responsible for rising number of babies suffering from kidney stones.

The Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said it started the investigation on Tuesday, when cases of infants afflicted with kidney stones were reported in northwest Gansu Province.

All the babies involved drank milk labeled with the Sanlu brand. One baby has died of kidney stones in Gansu.

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