Melamine-tainted milk goes on trial in China

Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Chinese state media reports four milk company executives and five others have gone on trial in connection with the melamine-tainted milk scandal. Sanlu, the company at the center of the scandal, has gone bankrupt after officials blamed their milk and milk-based products of killing at least six people and sickening hundreds of thousands of others. The BBC's James Reynolds is covering this story from Beijing.
"There are reports that those charged could face the death penalty."
— James Reynolds on the melamine trials in China

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