Tainted milk product scare causes outrage in China
) - Criticism of lax food safety standards at Chinese companies abounded on microblogging sites in
on Tuesday following the latest scare involving dairy products in the country.
Tests found that cartons of milk made by
Mengniu Dairy Co.
, the largest Chinese dairy company, had excessive levels of aflatoxin M1, a substance that can cause liver cancer.
The tests were carried out by the Chinese Administration of Quality Supervision in an inspection of nationwide milk products on Saturday.
The toxin came from contaminated feed consumed by the cows that produced the milk, China's official news agency,
, reported. ...