Oct 30, 2012 11:52 AM

International Dairy Companies Face Obstacles to Entering China


(Beijing) – In recent years, numerous food safety scares have caused Chinese consumers to lose confidence in domestic dairies.

The worst of these scandals came in 2008 when it was found that industry players were adding the industrial melamine chemical to their products to make them appear to have higher levels of protein.

The deaths of six infants were blamed on tainted baby powder, and hundreds of thousands of others were made ill. The scandal was a blow that the domestic dairy industry still hasn't recovered from.

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