No trace of Botulinum in 8 samples of infant milk powder.

Monday, 26 August 2013 - 18:10


The Health Ministry stated that The Industrial Technology Institute and the Medical Research Institute have found no traces of the chemical dicyandiamide or Clostridium Botulinum in 12 samples of imported milk powder.


The Health Service Director General had sent the samples to ITI and MRI for testing following the direction of the ministerial committee set up to look into the matter.


Furthermore, 8 samples of infant milk powder containing whey protein were tested for Botulinum while tests found no traces of it.