Send to KindleTweet The military has overthrown the government of Niger, an African nation located north of Nigeria and sandwiched between Mali and Chad. According to Reuters, the junta staged a coup d’etat to push out President Mamadou Tandja. On state radio, this statement was announced: “The president of the Supreme Council for the Restoration [...]
Melamine Take Two What:The severity of the health crisis stemming from melamine-tainted food products continues to be debated, but China is taking it seriously now.
Send to KindleTweet The Dirt:On January 13, 2009, an online report in RedNet said that China’s Ministry of Health had tested 22.4 million babies that were fed milk tainted with melamine, which contributed to sicknesses exhibited in 296,000 babies. Meanwhile, a U.S. website Consumer Affairs alleges that a 6-year-old Virginia girl may have melamine-tainted candy [...]