El Salvador bans the import of Chinese milk productos

Health regulators in the country are recalling all candies that were made with milk from the Asian country.

Wednesday, October 8, 2008

The alert, declared last week by the Ministry of Health, Agriculture and Farming, as well as the Consumer Protection Agency, is to protect the population, Urbina confirmed.
In the first instance, "what we have done is to suspend the import of products form China," as well as to cease milk (if found) in stores in El Salvador, the health expert indicated.

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