Dairy chief 'sorry' for baby botulism scare

New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra apologised today for a botulism scare that led China and Russia to ban some of its products.
Prime Minister John Key accused the firm of a "staggering" delay in reporting the contamination of concentrated whey protein, which is used in infant formula.
He said he was "a bit staggered" that tests had shown "something" in May 2012, when the batch was produced, "but clearly not something that was of concern to the company because they allowed it to go out."
Fonterra chief executive Theo Spierings insisted that it had told... read more

 
6 August 2013 in World News, Views: 23
Source: Morning Star
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