Received this from email:
[ China milk poisoning incidents make everyone afraid to look at the daily news report.
Every day, the reports are changing. No one can clearly tell us what to eat and not to eat.
It is an industrial chemical use in the production of melawares.
It is also used in home decoration." US resistant board".
Do you understand? Melamine is use in industrial production, it cannot be eaten.
Why is Melamine added in milk powder?
The most important nutrient in milk is protein.
Melamine has the same protein that contains "NITROGEN"
Adding Melamine in milk reduces milk content and it is cheaper than milk ,so it lowers cost and increase profit. Melamine looks like milk. It doesn't have any smell, so cannot be detected.
When was it discovered?
Year 2007@US cats and dogs died suddenly, they found that pet food from China contained Melamine.
Starting 2008, in China , an abnormal increase in infant cases of kidney stones.
August 2008 China Sanlu Milk Powder tested with Melamine.
Sept. 2008@New Zealand gov't asked China to check this problem.
Sept. 21, 2008@Lots of food products in Taiwan tested with Melamine.
What happens when Melamine is digested?
Melamine remains inside the kidney. It forms into stones, blocking the tubes. Pain will be eminent and person cannot urinate. Kidney will then swell.
Please be careful !