Warning: Do you know what milk products have melamine?

Do you know what products sold in the Philippines have been tested for the presence of melamine?

Last October 3, the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD) posted an advisory on their website on what products have been found positive or negative for melamine.

In the first batch of adisories to be released by the BFAD, two (2) products have so far been found POSITIVE for melamine, which means they are UNSAFE for consumption and should be AVOIDED. These are:

  1. Greenfood Yili Fresh Milk (in Chinese character)
  2. Mengniu Drink (in Chinese caharacter)

On the other hand, twenty-eight (28) products have been found NEGATIVE for melamine, which means they are SAFE for consumption. These are:

  1. Anchor Lite Milk
  2. Anlene High Calcium Low Fat Milk U.H.T. (recombined)
  3. Bear Brand Instant
  4. Chichok Milk Chocolate
  5. Farmland Skim Milk
  6. Jinwei Drink
  7. Jolly Cow Pure Fresh Milk
  8. Kiddie Soya Milk Egg Delight
  9. Lactogen 1 DHA Infant Formula
  10. M&M’s Milk Chocolate Candies
  11. M&M’s Peanut Chocolate Candies
  12. Milk Boy
  13. Nestogen 2 DHA Follow-up Formula
  14. Nestogen 3 DHA Follow-up Formula
  15. Nido 3+ Prebio with DHA
  16. Nido Full Cream Milk Powder
  17. Nido Junior
  18. No-Sugar Chocolate of Isomaltooligosaccharide (Cocoa Butter Substitute)
  19. Nutri-Express Milk Drink
  20. PURA UHT Fresh Milk
  21. Snickers Fresh Roasted in Caramel & Soft Nougat in Thick Milk Chocolate
  22. Vitasoy Soya Bean Milk
  23. Wahaha Orange
  24. Wahaha Yellow
  25. Want-Want Milk Drink (Red Can)
  26. Windmill Skim Milk Powder
  27. Yinlu Milk Peanut
  28. Yogee Yoghurt Flavor Milk Drink
Since this is just a partial list, it’s still advisable to avoid China-made food products for the meantime until such time that the Bureau of Food and Drugs comes up with an updated list.           

Breast milk is still best for babies!   
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Milk, melamine and China-made products – What now?

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