Melamine-Tainted Cookie Recall

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Fri, Oct 17, 2008
The California Report
Host: Stephanie Martin

Melamine-Tainted Cookies
Food safety experts say one of the most serious issues concerning the appearance of melamine-tainted foods from China lies in finding what’s contaminated — and getting it off the market. We bought samples of popular Chinese-made cookies and had them tested for melamine. The results? Positive.
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• Oanh Ha

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Mon, Oct 20, 2008
The California Report
Host: Rachael Myrow

Melamine Cookie Recall
We reported on Friday that our testing of a popular snack sold in California came back positive for the industrial chemical melamine. Lotte USA, the Michigan distributor of Koala’s March cookies, has now announced through the FDA that it’s recalling the product nationwide.
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• Oanh Ha

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