WASHINGTON (dpa-AFX) - Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) confirmed that the Hunan Provincial Credit Construction Promotion Council has issued an apology for erroneous reports based on invalid testing related to the presence of Vanillin in infant formula products.
The quality and safety of Mead Johnson's products and the regulatory compliance of its infant formula manufacturing processes were separately confirmed by the local office of the China General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.
'We have an unwavering commitment to the integrity of Mead Johnson products, and are pleased that their quality and safety have been confirmed by the Chinese authorities and that the erroneous reports have been refuted,' stated Matthew Chapple, Senior Vice President and General Manager - China. 'Not only do our products comply with all Chinese laws and regulations, but they also meet or exceed all international standards - such as those defined by CODEX - as well as our own rigorous global standards. Samples of all of our infant formula products undergo hundreds of safety checks and quality tests before we ship them to market.'
'It is important to emphasize that all Mead Johnson products continue to be safe and parents can use them with confidence, as they have for generations,' added Chapple.
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