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Health Ministry probes milk powder claim

08-13-2010 08:19 BJT

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The Health Ministry has launched an investigation into claims a bad batch of milk powder caused three Chinese baby girls to grow breasts.

The Ministry says a panel of nine endocrine, pediatric, and food safety experts will head-up the probe. They will examine if the milk powder triggered premature puberty development in the girls. Testing of the milk powder is already underway. The parents of the girls in Hubei Province claim they all used the same product by Nasdaq-listed Synutra International. The company has denied the claims.

Editor:Zhang Ning |Source: CNTV

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