Friday, 13 February 2009

(LEAD) Gov’t finds harmful bacteria in French baby formula

The package imported late last month will likely be destroyed, and the Korea has been notified to check sales of products made by Vitagermine that cleared inspections in the past.

“This measure is needed since some shipments were cleared with inspectors only checking paper, but not contents,” a quarantine inspector said. He added if E. sakazaki is found, the formula may be pulled off .

From December 2007, the company exported to a total of eight shipments containing 1,492 of canned . Six of those, totaling 1,222 , actually reached the market.

The under the farm ministry also said it is carefully checking another 135 package that arrived last week for similar contamination.

Info from here


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