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Officials now say New Zealand milk scare was a false alarm

A botulism scare that sparked global recalls of Fonterra milk products was a false alarm and there was never any danger to consumers, New Zealand officials said on Wednesday after new tests. The crisis led to infant formula being taken off shelves from China to Saudi Arabia earlier this month…

New Zealand dairy finds botulism bacteria, issues worldwide alert

By Naomi Tajitsu WELLINGTON (Reuters) – New Zealand’s Fonterra, the world’s largest dairy exporter, on Saturday said it had found a bacteria which can cause botulism in some of its dairy products, prompting China to issue a recall of affected products. New Zealand authorities said they were holding back some…