November 10, 2011
by Meagan McElroy
On November 10, 2010, the Daxing District People's Court of China convicted Zhao Lianhai of disturbing the social order in connection with his establishment of a web site and support group for parents whose children were sickened or killed by melamine-tainted milk in 2008. The court sentenced him ...[read more]
January 22, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On January 22, 2009, a Chinese court sentenced two people to death and several to life imprisonment for their involvement in the melamine-tainted milk scandal that sickened almost 300,000 children and killed at least six. Tian Wenhua, Chairwoman of the now-bankrupt Sanlu Group, pleaded guilty in ...[read more]
November 10, 2010
by Ann Riley
The Daxing District People's Court of China on Wednesday convicted Zhao Lianhai for disturbing the social order during the tainted-milk scandal, sentencing him to two-and-a-half years in prison. In 2008, melamine-tainted milk from China was blamed for the deaths of six infants, and the Chinese ...[read more]
September 20, 2010
by Brian Jackson
Police in China's Shanxi province in arrested seven individuals, including the executive of a dairy company, after that company's powdered milk was found to contain melamine, according to Monday reports. In 2008, melamine-tainted milk from China was blamed for the deaths of six infants, and the ...[read more]
February 3, 2010
by Haley Wojdowski
A Chinese police official said Wednesday that three people have been arrested for their involvement in the 2008 melamine-tainted milk scandal. The general manager of Lekang Dairy Co., Zhang Wenxue, as well as vice general manager Zhu Shuming and milk powder dealer Ma Shuangling have been arrested ...[read more]
December 22, 2009
by Steve Dotterer
Beijing police issued a formal arrest warrant Monday for a man who organized a website for parents whose children became ill from drinking tainted milk last year. Zhao Lianhai has been charged with picking quarrels and provoking trouble. Zhao's website, Kidney Stone Babies, furnishe... ...[read more]
November 29, 2009
by Andrea Bottorff
A Beijing court on Friday began hearing the first civil lawsuit by a family of an infant sickened during last year's melamine-tainted milk scandal. Ma Xuexin brought suit against the bankrupt dairy company Sanlu and a Beijing supermarket that sold the contaminated milk, seeking damages for his... ...[read more]
November 24, 2009
by Safiya Boucaud
China announced on Tuesday that two people had been executed for their roles in last year's melamine tainted milk scandal, in which almost 300,000 children were sickened and at least six were killed. The two men, Zhang Yujun and Geng Jinping, were found responsible for selling at least three m... ...[read more]
March 25, 2009
by Jay Carmella
The Xinhua District Court in China Wednesday accepted the first civil suit seeking damages against a dairy company in connection with the contaminated milk scandal. The lawsuit, which was brought by the family of one of the children who fell ill last year, seeks more than USD $4,500 from the now- ...[read more]
March 3, 2009
by Matt Glenn
Chinese courts have begun accepting lawsuits against dairy companies in the contaminated milk scandal, a court official announced Monday, departing from their previous policy. Shen Deyong, executive vice president of the Supreme People's Court, China's highest court, made the announcement... ...[read more]

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