Thu, August 19, 2010

Unsafe formula threatens babies

Ministry clears milk of causing early puberty

WASHINGTON - The Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that it had found no evidence of contamination in milk powder made by a Chinese company after an investigation into reports that it had caused baby girls to show signs of premature sexual development. Full story

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About Synutra

Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT) is a leading infant formula company in China and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults.

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Ministry clears milk of causing early puberty

2010-08-16 01:34:41 GMT China Daily BEIJING - The Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that it had found no evidence of contamination in milk powder made by a Chinese company after an investigation into reports that it had caused baby girls to show signs of premature sexual development.

Synutra Falls Most Since ’08 on Report Product Unsafe

2010-08-12 09:15:29 GMT SINA.com Synutra International Inc., a Chinese maker of baby formula, fell the most since 2008 after a newspaper reported its products may be linked to premature development in infants. The company denied the report.

Formula maker probed after babies grow breasts

2010-08-12 09:05:18 GMT SINA.com China's Health Ministry said Tuesday it will investigate parents' claims that a brand of milk powder has caused several babies to develop breasts.

Infant formula scare spares dairy industry

2010-08-10 03:30:47 GMT China Daily BEIJING - While consumers continue to wag their fingers at Qingdao-based powdered-milk maker Synutra International Inc for allegedly adding hormones to its products, the news won't have a significant impact on China's dairy industry, experts said on Monday.

FACTBOX: What might have caused infant girls to develop prematurely?

2010-08-16 15:10:29 GMT Xinhua English BEIJING, Aug. 16 (Xinhua) -- China's Health Ministry on Sunday announced that a clinical investigation had found no evidence suggesting milk powder made by a Chinese dairy company, Synutra International, had caused three infant girls to grow breasts.

Ministry clears milk of causing early puberty

2010-08-16 02:36:53 GMT China Daily BEIJING - The Ministry of Health announced on Sunday that it had found no evidence of contamination in milk powder made by a Chinese company after an investigation into reports that it had caused baby girls to show signs of premature sexual development.

Synutra responds to infant formula allegations

2010-08-13 06:02:00 GMT SINA.com Synutra International, Inc. (Nasdaq: SYUT), a leading infant formula company in China and a producer, marketer and seller of nutritional products for infants, children and adults, today released the following public comment in response to a media report in China which linked hormone levels in the Company's milk powder with alleged premature development and sexual precocity.

Milk powder moms unhappy with result

2010-08-13 02:13:11 GMT Global Times Parents in Wuhan, Hubei Province, whose female infants developed premature breast enlargement after consuming a milk powder formula were frustrated Thursday after local health authorities told them the baby girls did not show symptoms of early puberty.