China milk scandal trials



Sanlu Group  of China’s melamine tainted milk scandal was fined 50 million yuan and its former board chairwoman Tian Wenhua was fined more than 20 million yuan and sent to life, according to a court ruling .

Two men were sentenced to death Thursday for their roles in the melamine contamination of milk that left at least six Chinese infants dead and almost 300,000 ill.

Zhang Yujun, who produced 770 tons of melamine-laced “protein powder” and sold more than 600 tons to others, and Geng Jinping, who sold more than 900 tons of milk tainted by 434 kg of protein powder to Sanlu, both face execution.


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