Botulism fears rattle kiwi and Fonterra

 In Australia, NewZealand

The New Zealand dollar and units in dairy giant Fonterra’s shareholders’ fund slid this morning after bacteria that can cause botulism was found in some dairy products, raising safety concerns about the country’s top export earner.
Fonterra, the world’s biggest dairy exporter, said over the weekend that contaminated New Zealand-made whey protein concentrate had been exported to China, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Saudi Arabia and used in products including infant milk powder and sports drinks.  Sydney Morning Herald – Read more…

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