China responding ‘constructively’ to Westland Milk nitrate issue, timing ‘unhelpful,’ Key says

Mon, 19 Aug 2013

Aug. 19 (BusinessDesk) – Chinese officials have responded constructively to the discovery of excessive nitrate levels in milk products from Westland Milk Products that were shipped to China, Prime Minister John Key said. The Ministry for Primary Industries today announced it had revoked export certificates for four consignments of lactoferrin made by Westland Milk after unacceptable levels of nitrates were found in two batches. The nitrates, reportedly from detergent products not properly flushed away in a plant in Hokitika, were missed in Ne...

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