Melamine found in Cadbury goods

By | September 30, 2008

The recall affects mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia

Preliminary tests have found melamine in Cadbury’s Chinese-made chocolates, the company says.

At least 50,000 Chinese babies have fallen ill and four been killed by milk tainted with the industrial chemical.

Cadbury had earlier recalled 11 chocolate types from mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Australia because of fears of contamination.

It remains unclear how much melamine was in the recalled products, a Cadbury spokesman told the BBC.

“It’s early days, as these are preliminary findings from the tests,” the spokesman said.

He emphasised that the only goods affected were those made in the company’s Beijing factory, and not those produced in the UK or elsewhere. China’s reputation for food safety has nosedived … – bbc

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