Sunday, February 1, 2009
China Milk Scandal
Today, a dairy boss in China is trying to reverse her life sentence. On July 16, 2008, the major media broke the story that sixteen kids who were fed the infant milk formula were diagnosed with kidney stones. A major health crisis, the mainstream media jumped on the story and have fueled public outcry. This type of scandal is a perfect instance of the role of media in educating the public and making sure that food safety is of the utmost concern to producers.