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Synutra provides government testing results regarding infant formula safety

January 26, 2012
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QINGDAO, China and ROCKVILLE, Md. — Synutra International, Inc, announced the final findings by government authorities regarding the case involving the twin infants from Jiangxi Province, according to a press release.

The Jiangxi Province Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Jiangxi Dairy Quality Supervision and Inspection Center have performed two separate rounds of testing, which both confirmed the preliminary findings announced on Jan. 13, 2012 from the People''s Government of Duchang County that cleared Synutra products.

The Authorities stated that samples in both additional tests were collected directly from the family of the deceased infant and from the retail store where the family bought the products and concluded that the samples are compliant with all eleven national standards, including level of coliform bacteria and total bacterial count.

The Authorities also tested the residential well water from the family and found that both coli form bacteria levels and total bacterial count exceeded national standards.

The Authorities had also previously released the attending physician''s diagnostic records that determined the infant death was due to body overheating (hyperthermia) and multi-functional organ failure and that both the death of the male infant and the sickness of his twin sister were not due to food poisoning or related to food.

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