The latest news about melamine is that even eggs coming from China contains the substance melamine. its not melanine, melanin, melamin, its melamine. The substance has been a high regard since the milk scandal started.
The news says
“SEOUL: South Korea said Wednesday that powdered egg and other processed egg products from China have been found to contain minute traces of the harmful chemical melamine.
Five out of nine samples tested between October 17 to 20 produced traces of melamine, the agriculture ministry said.
The five samples were produced by two Chinese companies, Dalian Hanovo Foods Co and Dalian Greensnow Egg Products Development.
South Korea has imported about 622 tonnes of processed egg products from China in 2008 and most of it has already been consumed or distributed to end-users, the ministry said in a press statement. “
Now what does that mean?…It means many of us (I hope I’m not included) have been consuming these melamine contaminated product for a long time. If it not for the milk scandal controversy, it could have been worser.