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China halts imports over tainted formula

China has stopped some dairy imports from New Zealand. It comes after whey protein used to make baby formula was found to contain a bacteria that can cause botulism. Fonterra the world's number four dairy company has apologised for the safety lapse. But Chinese parents are concerned. Many opt for more expensive imported baby formula believing it to be safer than domestic products.

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