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Tainted Chinese milk; Many switch to soy

September 28, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
The recent discovery of tainted milk in China is prompting many people there to switch to soy milk.Starbucks has ordered its Beijing stores to replace cow's milk with soy milk. One company that sells soy milk and soy milk makers says its sales have nearly doubled.

Four deaths have been blamed on contaminated milk and milk powder in China after investigators found the industrial chemical melamine. Nearly 54,000 children have developed kidney stones or other illnesses.

 

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