EFSA SAYS EU CHILDREN AT RISK FROM CHINA MILK CONTAMINATION

BY KEITH NUTHALL

THE EUROPEAN Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has concluded adult European Union (EU) citizens are safe from eating confectionery and sweet bakery products containing contaminated Chinese milk powder, but warned children maybe at risk. As concerns persist about China-made food products being potentially contaminated with the chemical melamine, the agency said although European adults could have consumed chocolates and biscuits containing the contaminated milk powder, this would not exceed the EU TDI (tolerable daily intake) of 0.5 mg/kg ...


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