88 Rabbit Milk Sweet 150g 73 Monmilk PURE MILK SAFE GUARDS | Consumer Products NO. * 5 more China—made products found tainted with melamine [25 Sep 2008] Some fertilizers, which are rarely used, also contain melamine which could then be the source of traces found in food products, he added. 7 Wall’s all natural mango In the present event, melamine contamination has been found in a number of different brands of powdered infant formula, in one brand of a frozen yogurt dessert and in one brand of canned coffee drink. 74 Monmilk PURE MILK 6S You can help avoid this problem in your pet by purchasing pet food that does not contain these products. According to the latest report from the Associated Press, dairy products made in China and contaminated with a chemical called melamine have sickened at least 54,000 babies and killed four. Following the incident in 2007 where petfood was found to be contaminated with melamine the USA and the EU have established provisional tolerable daily intakes (TDI) for melamine. 14 Dreyers Strawberry Ice Cream 887ml Such foods have become more popular in recent years. When such tests are used the increased nitrogen content due to the presence of melamine will not be measured. Melamine food pans are great for cold applications like deli displays, buffets, salad bars, and more. In turn consumers have a responsibility to also follow good practices in the purchase, transport, storage and preparation of food and to follow the guidance provided by national authorities and industry on best practices. Such guidance can be based on international standards such as the recommended standards guidelines and codes of practice which have been developed by the Codex Alimentarius Commission. 4 Dove Chocolate Consumers should try to be aware of the origin of products they are purchasing and seek that information from retailers if they are in doubt. I am adding new alerts daily under the melamine section found here. Three (3) confirmed and one (1) unconfirmed deaths have been reported. Melamine-based plastics sold as dinnerware and kitchenware have also raised safety concerns. 100 Vitasoy Melon Soya Bean Milk 4s 125ml 10 Moo Sandwich Ice Cream 77 NESTLE NES D/STICK MINI VANILLA 5 Oreo Wafer Sticks. Baseline concentrations of melamine are present in the environment and in the food chain as a result of the widespread use of materials that contain melamine. But today the FDA said that melamine had been detected in Natural Balance's Venison dog food and dry cat food, which do not contain wheat gluten. 80 NO FRILLS WAFER BLUEBERRY 13 Dreyers Strawberry Ice Cream 887ml ? egg yolk, egg albumen powder, etc.) 86 Orion Tiramisu 138g 62 Monmilk BREAKFAST MILK WALNUT 6S The researchers used silverware (forks, spoons, knives) and tableware (plates, bowls, tumblers, cups) that … 92 SNICKERS PEANUT CHOCOLATE% Increased vigilance is necessary when there is a food safety incidence and in the short term additional food inspection activities, strengthened communication with the food industry and consumers and clear information on the actions being taken as well as clear guidance to stakeholders is critical. , Nestle Recalls DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine and Stouffer’s products-contain glass, Salmonella-Pistachios Recall- Wonderful Co. 44 Lotte Koala Cocoa Funpack 210g Melamine is a chemical used in making plastics, adhesives and industrial coatings. # Lipton milk tea powder "3-in-1" types (Confirmed in HK!! 82 NO FRILLS WAFER PEANUT 56 MEIJI UMAKABO CHOCOLATE 52 M&M FUNSIZE PEANUT 7 Wall’s all natural mango. Several of these companies export their products. However, at low levels, the substance posed no health threat. Melamine itself is not used as a pesticide although it is recognized as one of the breakdown products of the pesticide cyromazin. For a stylish catered display, place melamine in an ice-filled container to keep plated items cool. Formaldehyde can be found in most homes and buildings. 47 M&M CHOC CANDIES PLAIN% FAO Animal Production and Health Division. Countries should carefully monitor their markets for contaminated product and take appropriate action based on an assessment of the risk posed by the product to the consumer. Yes, some animal feed that was fed to hogs, chickens, and fish contained melamine. Cyromazin has been evaluated by the Joint FAO/WHO Meeting on Pesticide Residues (JMPR) in 1990, 1992 and most recently in 2006 and 2007. According to an email received, the following food are recalled from shelves in Singapore: 1 M&M. Contact us | Terms and Conditions | Scam Alert, Emergency prevention system for food safety, Joint FAO/WHO International Food Safety Authorities Network (INFOSAN). 4 DOVE MILK CHOCOLATE # Lotte Koala Cocoa Funpack 210g (Confirmed In Macau Photo) - Thanks Alex! 29 FIRST CHOICE CALCIUM SESAME CRACKERS This has prompted questions on whether eating animal products fed with stuff containing this chemical can cause damage in the human body. 115 Youcan Traditional Sesame Multipack 4s 15 Dreyers Toast Almond Ice Cream 887ml 114 Youcan Stawberry Multipack ... Study: Analysis of melamine migration from melamine food contact articles. After the pet-food fiasco began, concerns about melamine in people food started to arise. 89 SILANG NATURAL OAT CRACKER While national authorities together with industry have the primary responsibility of ensuring that all products that reach the market are safe for consumption, consumers can also play a role. However, some countries have established regulations .and do not permit the use of melamine in animal feed. 40 KRAFT OREO WAFER STICKS 5S In the U.S., melamine is used to manufacture plastic products, paper, paperboard and kitchenware, including bowls, plates, mugs and utensils, as well as other products. National authorities need to be aware of potential markets for informally traded product in their country so that they can inspect such markets for the potential sale of contaminated products. Because melamine is such a great insulator, it's also ideal for cold food and buffet displays. 32 FIRST CHOICE CALCIUM SEAWEED CRACKERS The development of a strong food safety culture in all parts of the food industry is encouraged to prevent such contamination events from occurring. 24 DUTCH LADY STER M LF HNYDEW FDA found contaminants in vegetable proteins imported into the United States from China and used as ingredients in pet food. Other sources of melamine in foods: Transfer of melamine from melamine-containing feed to cow’s milk has been reported. 63 Monmilk BREAKFAST MILKMALT 6S google_ad_width = 468; In particular they should be vigilant when purchasing foods for infants and young children as these are our most vulnerable population group. (Confirmed in SG), # Kraft OREO Wafer Sticks White Chocolate 18S, # Kraft OREO Wafer Sticks White Chocolate 5S. A number of suspect foods from China tested by the FDA were found to contain melamine (see table), and more are being reported around the world each week. However other dairy based products are also affected. * MILK POWDER CRISIS - AsiaOne News Survivor's Guide [24 Sep 2008] 98 Vitasoy Chocolate Drink 4s 125ml 83 Orion Fresh Pie 138g Formaldehyde is also released into the air from many products you may use in your home. * S'pore detects melamine in 3 more products imported from China[09 Oct 2008] Haitai is recalling 6,296 packs of its "Misarang" brand biscuit, as the nation's food protection agency said the product was tainted with melamine. 30 FIRST CHOICE CALCIUM SALTINE CRACKERS Recalls have been issued within China and outside. 10 Dreyers Mint Chip Ice Cream 887ml 23 DUTCH LADY STER M LF HNYDEW From the information to date powdered infant formula appears to be contaminated to the greatest extent. All these products were most probably manufactured using ingredients made from melamine-contaminated milk. Beginning in March 2007, there was a wide recall of many brands of cat and dog foods due to contamination with melamine and cyanuric acid.The recalls in North America, Europe, and South Africa came in response to reports of kidney failure in pets. These products include milk, ice—cream, yoghurt, confectionery such as chocolates, biscuits and sweets as well as any other products containing milk from China as an ingredient. 48 M&M CHOC CANDIES PEANUT% 22 DUTCH LADY STER MK LF SBERRY 12 Youcan Ice Cream. * Magnolia assures public of melamine-free products [25 Sep 2008] They should follow the advice of national authorities regarding potentially contaminated products on the market. 96 TAKE ONE BABY BITE CARROT As you have learned, these are the primary sources of melamine contamination. There are further reports from importing countries of dairy-based candies and confectionary products testing positive for melamine. of biscuits and instant coffee. Red Dye No 3 and other dyes, are they safe. 11 Mini Cornetto It has now escalted to a world crisis. 181/19. The role of national authorities is critical to protect the consumer from unsafe food. This also triggered the testing of other animal feed for melamine and low levels of melamine were found in feed for fish, poultry and pigs. 69 Monmilk HI CAL MILK Melamine in the food was responsible for thousands of pet deaths from kidney failure. In SafeGuardS No. * Singapore finds 20 more melamine-tainted products [25 Oct 2008] The nationwide pet food recall was expanded Wednesday to include products containing rice protein laced with melamine, a toxic agent, the Food and Drug Administration said. Countries need to alert food inspectors regarding these contaminated product andprovide them with the information that is necessary to identify such products such as country of origin information and details of recalled products. 8 Mini Poppers Ice Cream 19 DUTCH LADY STER M LF BANANA 61 Monmilk BREAKFAST MILK MALT The data available on acu … 58 MEIJI CHESTNUT & REDBEAN Data on the toxicity of melamine are limited but animal studies to date indicate a low toxicity. 85 Orion Tiramisu 138g Presence of melamine in pesticides and fertilizers, As melamine is high in nitrogen it is reported to be a component in some fertilizers. 41 KRAFT OREO W/STICK WH CHOC 18S Panicked parents have crowded China's hospitals and demanded redress since officials and the Sanlu Group, the country's biggest maker of infant milk powder, said two weeks ago that babies developed kidney stones and other complications after drinking the tainted milk. The range of foods which have been contaminated as a result of the adulteration of milk in China with melamine is still unfolding. 18 Dreyers Vanilla Ice Cream 887ml ? On March 15, 2007, FDA learned that certain pet foods were sickening and killing cats and dogs. Trader Joes, StarKist Tuna owned by Korean Company Dongwon, 3 dead after listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream, Caramel Apples Danger, 5 dead many ill. Listeria bacteria. 65 Monmilk COFFEE MILK 6S 6 Dreyers Choc Cake Ice Cream 887ml 5 Dreyers Choc Cake Ice Cream 887ml Q: How did the melamine get into animal feed? 116 Youcan Unusual Multipack 4s, # Cadbury Dark Chocette 45g, (Confirmed Tainted in HK & Beijing), # Cadbury Dark Chocette 80g, (Confirmed Tainted in HK & Beijing), # Cadbury Hazelnut Praline Chocolate 312g (2008 Chinese New Year) (Confirmed Tainted in HK & Beijing), # Cadbury Dairy Milk Chocolate 300g(2008 Chinese New Year). 5 Oreo Wafer Sticks 57 MEIJI FAMILY PACK-GREEN TEA 2 DOVE H/NUT ALM & RAISIN CHOC 6 Dutchlady Sterilized Milk. I will try to keep adding to this list to help keep you informed and safe. Further information on the established MRLs for cyromazin are available at the Codex Alimentarius website. Based on an interim safety/risk assessment on melamine and structural analogues the USFDA has established a TDI of 0.63 mg per kg of body weight per day. Currently, food products including milk, food intended to be consumed principally by children under the age of 36 months, pregnant or lactating women containing melamine at levels below 1 mg/kg and other food containing melamine at levels below 2.5 mg/kg are considered satisfactory. 9 Dreyers Mint Chip Ice Cream 887ml 94 TAKE ONE BABY BITES 24S Official reports from China indicate that other dairy based products, including liquid milk, ice cream and canned coffee drinks, have also been found to contain melamine. Chinese dairy product exports, including certain chocolate and milk products, were also found to contain melamine and were subsequently recalled in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Thailand. 76 NABISCO IN A BISKIT CHICKEN Products entering countries via formal routes will be documented and in this way the authorities can check the import records to determine whether any affected product has entered the country. The European Food Safety Authority has recommended to apply a TDI of 0.5 mg per kg of body weight per day. 72 Monmilk PURE MILK Further information is available from the WHO site on melamine. 20 DUTCH LADY STER MK LF PLAIN 53 M&M Chocolate Candies Plain 200g (Confirmed in Singapore), # Xu Fu Ji Puffed Rice Rolls ? 95 TAKE ONE BABY BITE CK VG Do take note and watch out for cheaper brands from China especially it's food. There are no human studies on melamine toxicity. * China scrambles to salvage reputation amid milk scandal [25 Sep 2008] 112 Youcan Passion Multipack Earlier, this week the Chinese authorities indicated that this intentional adulteration of milk may have been happening for many months. Initially, the recalls were associated with the consumption of mostly wet pet foods made with wheat gluten from a single Chinese company. The reports of these assessments are available through the following links. In general national authorities are the regulators and are responsible for providing guidance and ensuring the application of good hygienic and manufacturing practices within a country. If you have a gluten intolerance, you need to avoid any food that contains this protein. 36 GINBIS ANIMAL BISCUIT 27 DUTCH LADY STER MK LF SBERRY 71 Monmilk MILK DELUXE 12S Regulation regarding its use in animal feed do not always exist as it is only recent events which indicated the need to regulate for this substance. It is a shared responsibility between national authorities, the food industry and consumers. 60 MENTOS BOTTLE YOGHURT According to the Ministry of Health China 39965 infants have received treatment after consuming infant formula and are in various stages of recovery. Here are 8 food groups to avoid with a gluten intolerance — plus 7 to eat. //--> 81 NO FRILLS WAFER CHOCOLATE 4 Dove Chocolate. 45 M & M Chocolate Peanut 200g 39 KRAFT OREO WAFER STICKS 18S 42 KRAFT OREO W/STICK WH CHOC 5S /* 468x60, created 1/18/09 */ 99 Vitasoy Melon Soya Bean Milk 4s 125ml 64 Monmilk CHOCOLATE MILK 6S * Nearly 13,000 in hospital in China milk scandal [23 Sep 2008] ? 97 Vitasoy Chocolate Drink 4s 125ml Human exposure to melamine has occurred mainly through ingestion of baby formula and some brands . 43 Lotte Koala Cocoa Funpack 210g The 40th Session of the Codex Committee on Pesticide Residues in 2008 adopted a number of Maximum Residue Levels for this pesticide based on the evaluations of JMPR. ), # Mr. Brown instant Coffee (Confirmed in Canada), # Nestle & Klim from (the Chinese province of) Heilongjiang, include formulas for children and milk products for the elderly, according to the health department (Confirmed in Taiwan), # New Sshmallows Mallow Dippers - Strawberry Flavour [Confirmed in Sg ], # Panda Dairy Whole Milk Powder (industrial pack). 55 MEIJI UJIKINTOKI 2978 Melamine ((1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triamine) is high in nitrogen (C3N6H6). 37 Koala Cocoa Biscuit 40g 101 Vitasoy Q Soya Milk 4s 125ml These scraps are often sold to livestock manufacturers to add to animal feed. 33 GINBIS PARTY ANIMAL BUTTER BISC Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine whether commercially available nutritional and traditional supplement products contain melamine, even though they are not declared by the manufacturer on the product label. However, there are a number of other methods now available to test the protein content in food which do not focus on the measurement of nitrogen content. 38 Koala Cocoa Biscuit 40g Official reports from China indicate that other dairy based products, including liquid milk, ice cream and canned coffee drinks, have also been found to contain melamine. 90 Snicker Candies Funsize 240g 113 Youcan Silk Sliced and Passion Strawberry 84 Orion Fresh Pie 138g 8 Dreyers Cookie & Cream Ice Cream 887ml Melamine Banned Foods List. Last month, it was discovered that some pigs and chickens had been fed some of the melamine-contaminated pet food. The melamine scare began with tainted pet food. Everyday more reports are coming in with new food items containing melamine. U.S. officials said on Friday that melamine, a chemical used in fertilizers in Asia and forbidden in pet food, has been detected in the wheat gluten used by Canada-based Menu Foods. * Mr. Brown instant coffee could contain melamine: CFIA [23 Sep 2008] 31 FIRST CHOICE CALCIUM S ONION CRACKERS 16 Dreyers Toast Almond Ice Cream 887ml 25 DUTCH LADY STER MILK PLAIN What products contain formaldehyde? 35 GINBIS PARTY ANIMAL CNUT This is the really scary one, because melamine is the substance that harmed so many pets who ate food containing Chinese vitamins and mineral premixes, back in 2007. It is this characteristic that has led to its illegal addition to food and feed for the purpose of increasing the apparent protein content of food and feed products. 106 Yili Hi Cal Low Fat Milk 6s 250ml — Cheese Flavour (Confirmed in HK ), # Silang House of Steamed Potato — Potato Cracker (Confirmed Tainted image), # Silang House of Steamed Potato - Potato and Tomato Crackers (Confirmed in SG ), # Silang House steamed potato wasabi Crackers (Confirmed in HK), # White Rabbit Creamy Candy 150g (Confirmed Tainted ), # Yili Brand Choice Dairy Fruit Bar Yogurt Flavoured Ice Confection (Confirmed Tainted ), # Youcan Silk Sliced and Passion Strawberry. 108 Yili Hi Cal Milk 6s 250ml Under the amendment regulation, milk, any food intended to be consumed principally by children under the age of 36 months and any food intended to be consumed principally by pregnant or lactating women shall not contain melamine exceeding 1 mg/kg. 54 M&M Chocolate Candies Plain 200g (Confirmed Tainted in HK & Beijing), # Cadbury Dairy Milk Cookies Chocolate Bulk Pack 5kg (Confirmed in HK), # Cadbury Dairy Milk Hazelnut Chocolate Bulk Pack 5 kg (Confirmed in HK), # Cadbury Choclairs - Blueberry Flavour (Confirmed in Singapore), # Cadbury Choclairs - Coffee Flavour (Confirmed in Singapore), # Dove Hazelnut Almond & Raisin Chocolate, # Dutch Lady Banana Flavoured Milk (Confirmed Tainted ), # Dutch Lady Honeydew Flavoured Milk (Confirmed Tainted), # Dutch Lady Strawberry Flavoured Milk (Confirmed Tainted), # Four Seas brand of strawberry flavored cake (Confirmed in HK), # Glico Pocky Mens Coffee Cream Coated Biscuit Sticks (Confirmed in HK!! 103 WANT WANT MILK CANDY Melamine is a high nitrogen compound which appears to have been added to diluted milk to give the appearance of normal protein levels when subjected to a test for protein levels that is based on nitrogen content. 3 DOVE HAZELNUT CHOC Right now this crisis is global, there needs to be an easily accessed list of globally banned foods containing melamine! 3 Mento’s Yogurt Bottle 59 MENTOS BOTTLE YOGHURT PROMO PK However, food safety is not the sole responsibility of the national authorities. According to an email received, the following food are recalled from shelves in Singapore: In 2007, the adulteration of pet-food with melamine lead to the death of hundreds of cats and dogs in the USA. 67 Monmilk HI CAL LOW FAT MILK 93 SNICKERS SNACKSIZE BARS PNUT 5 Melamine has been involved in several food recalls after the discovery of severe kidney damage to children and pets poisoned by melamine-adulterated food. In SafeGuardS No. Melamine is used in the production … How does melamine give an apparent increase in protein content? 1 M&M New foods are added daily and it would seem governments are not communicating with each other and also people have no place to go and find out information about all the products that are being banned. 70 Monmilk HI CAL MILK 6S In total, 12 892 infants have been hospitalized, among them 104 are still in critical condition. By being informed consumers can contribute to minimizing their risk of being exposed to a foodborne hazard. Products from 22 other companies have also tested positive for melamine albeit at lower levels. Melamine is an industrial chemical subject to a limit of 2.5 ppm in pet foods. The Chinese Authorities have indicated that liquid milk, yogurt ice cream and canned coffee drinks also tested positive for melamine. * Chinese-made cookies tainted, Macau says [26 Sep 2008] For other food, melamine level shall not … , Ingestion of melamine may lead to reproductive damage, or bladder or kidney stones, which can lead to bladder cancer. ? google_ad_slot = "5703458446"; 49 M&M CHOC CANDIES-PLAIN 34 GINBIS PARTY ANIMAL SEAWEED BIS Melamine is a by-product of the coal industry. Food Safety Website | Keeping you informed. SAFE GUARDS | Consumer Products NO. It is a chemical compound with numerous industrial uses, including the production of plastics, dishware, kitchenware, commercial filters, laminates, adhesives, molding compounds, coatings and flame retardants. 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