DOH test results on melamine

To all mommies out there here’s the latest news about the Melamine scare. Read the news report below and be aware of the products you should avoid or to delete from your groceries’ lists.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque announced Wednesday that Jolly Cow Slender High Calcium Low Fat Milk (1 liter), a product of the People’s Republic of China, had tested positive for melamine.

In a press conference, Duque said 21 other dairy products had tested negative for melamine.

Jolly Cow Slender High Calcium Low Fat Milk (1 liter) is distributed locally by Flying Ace Corp..

Duque said this product should already have been withdrawn from the market.

BFAD officials said Jolly Cow Slender High Calcium Low Fat Milk had a melamine level of 4 parts per million. Food products should not contain any amount of melamine since it is not allowed as a food additive, they said.

Negative list

The 21 dairy products cleared by the DOH of melamine contamination are:

1.  Anmum Materna Milk Powder Chocolate Flavor (400g)
2.  Bear Brand Choco (300g)
3.  Bear Brand Sterilized Milk (200ml)
4.  Cadbury Choclairs
5.  Carnation Calcium Plus Non-fat Milk Powder
6.  Klim Instant Full Cream Milk Powder
7.  Milk Chocolate Bar (40g)
8.  Monmilk Breakfast Milk Walnut Milk Beverage
9.  Monmilk Hi-calcium Low fat milk (1L)
10. Monmilk Deluxe Pure Milk
11.  Nestle Chocolate Flavor Ice cream
12. Nestle Dairy Farm Pure Milk
13. Nestle Fresh Milk (1L)
14. Nestle Kitkat
15. Nestle Milk chocolate (40g)
16. Nestle Pops Ice cream
17. Nestle Vanilla Flavor Ice cream
18. Nestogen 1 DHA
19. Nesvita Cereal Milk Drink
20. Blue Tree Express Milk Drink or Green Apple Flavor (500ml)
21. Prime Roast Instant Nutritious Cereal (28g)

Yili and Mengniu

Last week, two Chinese milk products, Greenfood Yili Fresh Milk  and Mengniu Drinks, tested positive for melamine. But 28 milk products were cleared by the Bureau of Food and Drugs for melamine contamination.

The list  of milk and milk Products found negative of  melamine as of 03 October 2008 include:

Anchor Lite Milk, Anlene High Calcium Low Fat Milk, Bear Brand Instant, Chichok Milk Chocolate, Farmland Skim Milk, Jinwei Drinks, Jolly Cow Pure Fresh Milk, Kiddie Soya, Milk Egg Delight, Lactogen 1 DHA Infant Formula, M&M Peanut Chocolate Candies, Milk boy, Nestogen 2 DHA Follow-up Formula, Nestogen 3 DHA Follow-Up Formula, Nido 3+ Prebio with DHA, Nido Full Cream Milk Powder, Nido Junior, No- Sugar Chocolate of Isomaltooligosaccharide, Nutri-Express Milk Drink, PURA UHT Fresh Milk, Snickers Fresh Roasted in Caramel & Soft Nougatin Thick Milk Chocolate, Vitasoy Soya Bean Milk, Wahaha Orange, Want-Want Milk Drink (Red Can), Windmil Skim Milk Powder, Yinlu Milk Peanut, Yogee. Yoghurt Flavor Milk Drink. 

Source: ABS-CBN News

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