DOH finds melamine in another milk product

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. Of 52 products tested, 3 were found positive for melamine.

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III. Of 52 products tested, 3 were found positive for melamine.

The Health Department has released another list of milk and milk products which they tested. Only one was found positive for melamine. Read on for the DOH list. Will post later notes on the DOH press conference. Another list may be released Friday, Health Secretary Duque said.

There are times when one company has several varieties of milk and milk products; the DOH clears only those products that were tested and in which melamine was not detected, not the companies that market the product. That was specifically asked of Secretary Duque, and he kept replying “if it tested negative,” making it clear that the DOH tests and clears products, not companies. One milk product may test positive for melamine and another negative, though both are marketed by the same company. That is why the DOH list describes the product, from the added features (with vitamin D, etc) down to the volume (1 Liter, 500mL, etc).

Milk and Milk products Where Melamine Was Not Detected
(as of 07 Oct 2008)

1. Anmum Materna Milk Powder (Chocolate Flavor), 400g
2. Bear Brand Choco, 300g
3. Bear Brand Sterilized Milk , 200mL
4. Cadbury Choclairs
5. Carnation Calcium Plus Non-Fat Milk Powder
6. Klim Instant Full Cream Milk Powder
7. Milo Chocolate Bar, 40g
8. Monmilk Breakfast Milk Walnut Milk Beverage
9. Monmilk High Calcium Low Fat Milk, 1 Liter
10. Monmilk Milk Deluxe Pure Milk
11. Nestle Chocolate-Flavored Ice Cream
12. Nestle Dairy Farm Pure Milk
13. Nestle Fresh Milk, 1 Liter
14. Nestle Kit Kat
15. Nestle Milk Chocolate, 40g
16. Nestle Pops Ice Cream
17. Nestle Vanilla-Flavored Ice Cream
18. Nestogen 1 DHA (now Nestogen One)
19. Nesvita Cereal Milk Drink
20. Nutri-Express Milk Drink (Green Apple Flavor), 500 mL
21. Prime Roast Instant Nutritious Cereal, 28G

Milk and Milk Products Found Positive for Melamine
(as of 07 October 2008)

1. JollyCow Slender High Calcium Low Fat Milk (more Calcium & Vitamin D), 1 Liter


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