Aug 26, 2008, 6:23 AM
In the wake of the melamine contaminated milk crisis in
The ban was followed by a two week joint inspection exercise of food outlets in
The release further added that the health authorities at the seaport in collaboration with the relevant departments recently rejected a container of milk, containing 709 bags each of 25kg, which was imported from
The Department of State for Health once again assures the general public that stringent measures are being taken nationwide, to ensure that foods intended for consumption in the country are of the nature, quality and standard expected.
The Department has warned importers, distributors, and retailers of milk and milk related products from
The Department has also advised consumers to be more vigilant and look out for such products coming from
The regional health Management teams in the country in collaboration with the customs, the police, veterinary and sanitary and phyto-sanitary officers are urged to be more vigilant in order to prevent the re-exportation of the rejected Chinese milk products through the borders in the country, the release concluded.