Monday, August 5, 2013
NZ in World News For Wrong Reasons
Aljazeera: NZ botulism scare triggers mass global recall
China Daily: New Zealand milk stokes fears
The Cambodia Herald: China stops imports of N. Zealand milk powder: NZ minister
Ria Novosti (Moscow): Russia Bans New Zealand Dairy Giants Products over Botulism
The Times of India: New Zealand diary giant issues global botulism alert
The New York Times: Botulism Threat Found in Infant Formula Ingredients
BBC: Fonterra 'sorry' for contaminated product scare
CNN: Fonterra dairy recall shakes China consumer confidence
The Australian Financial review: Fonterra seeks to limit damage from safety crisis.
I am hoping that the worst case scenario does not occur and that the Government and Fonterra can restore international confidence. If we don't have our dairy industry, what else do we have? The Government is spending hundreds of millions on continuing dairy expansion and intensification, is this a case of too many milk bottles in one basket?