Mildewed feed given to cows caused excessive levels of a potentially cancer-causing agent in milk products from China Mengniu Dairy Co. and Fujian Changfu Dairy Industry Group Co., according to the nation’s quality regulator.
Bright Food Group Co., the Chinese dairy and consumer-products company, is paying about $960 million for a majority stake in Israel’s Tnuva Food Industries Ltd., according to a person with knowledge of the matter.
Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd. said the executive responsible for New Zealand milk products quit after a contamination scare that saw the world’s biggest dairy exporter facing product bans in China and other key markets.
Synutra International Inc., a Chinese baby formula maker, said its products are safe and it won’t recall any after local news reports that one of the twin infants using the company’s powdered milk died and another became ill.
Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world’s biggest dairy exporter, suspended operations in Sri Lanka after protests outside its local office sparked by allegations some milk powder products were tainted.