HCMC bans more melamine-tainted foodstuff imports

HCM City’s Department of Health ordered Wednesday the withdrawal of eight melamine-tainted foodstuffs made by a Malaysian food manufacturer.

Munchy Food Industries Company’s Lexus Sandwich Calcium Crackers in cheese, chocolate, and peanut butter flavors, Romeo Free Biscuits in chocolate and coffee flavors, Munchy’s Lite Cream Crackers, Munchy’s Sugar Crackers, and Munchy’s Vege Crackers are the offending items.

Hoang Phuc Huy Company in Phu Nhuan District imports and distributes them.

In related news, the Vietnam Food Administration has announced a further list melamine-tainted products being sold in the city. They include Australia Milk Gold 1-10 made by Mai Anh Food Manufacture Company and Alo Powder Milk yellow label made by Viet Uc Food Manufacture Company.

Sources: Thanh Nien, Tuoi Tre; translated by Thuy Doan

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