Delhaize Group Selects Trintech's AssureNET GL to Improve Compliance Process Efficiency
...nsaction risk management, and compliance solutions for
commercial, financial, and healthcare markets worldwide, today announced
Delhaize Group (NYSE: deg
) has selected AssureNET GL to shorten close
cycles, reduce risk, and eliminate paper-based evidence binders. AssureNET
GL will also help Delhaize Gro...
Spain Withdraws Contaminated Chinese Toothpaste
...d Trileaf Spearmint. Spanish laboratory tests have detected the presence of deg
(diethylene glycol) - a substance used in antifreeze and as a solvent - in ...
The issue became prominent in late May, when Chinese toothpaste containing deg
was found in Panama, the Dominican Republic and subsequently in other Ameri...
China Toothpaste Maker Pulls Suspect Ingredient
"Tests indicate that a low level of deg
is safe," the company said, insisting that consume...g toothpaste since 1912, said the levels of use of deg
met Chinese quality standards, arguing that countr...he United States Food and Drug Administration says deg
is also used as a solvent.
It says it pose...
Dozens of Panamanians Gravely Ill from Toxic Substance from China
...y and flu produced by the SSF laboratory were found to be contaminated with deg
imported from China.
The arrest followed an extensive investigation...rom Chinese-made toothpaste after finding levels as high as four percent of deg
in the imported products.
Panama's government has budgeted six mill...
FDA Advises Manufacturers to Test Glycerin for Possible Contamination
... is not contaminated with diethylene glycol (DEG). deg
is a known poison used in antifreeze and as a solv... other controls to identify any contamination with deg
before use in the manufacture or preparation of ph...emphasizing the importance of testing glycerin for deg
due to the serious nature of this potentially fata...
US Halts Import of Chinese Toothpaste
...le in Panama last year after it was mixed into cough syrup, another case with allegations involving China. Between 1990 and 1998, similar incidents of deg
poisoning reportedly occurred in Argentina, Bangladesh, Haiti, India and Nigeria, killing hundreds. In 1937, more than 100 people died in the United S...
China Repudiates Warning on Its Toothpaste
... the poisonous chemical diethylene glycol (DEG) from entering the US. The FDA has raised concerns that the products may contain - diethylene glycol or deg
or diglycol stearate, used in solvents.
Chinas General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine said experts from the ...
China is Cracking Down on Food Safety
...ublic, Panama and Costa Rica have already swung into action and removed thousands of tubes of Chinese toothpaste from store shelves.
At times, deg
is also used in medicines as a low-cost, though potentially deadly, substitute for glycerine sweetener.US inspectors have also faulted exported Chines...
Hong Kong Warning on 'unsafe' Toothpaste
... said in a statement.
"They (the companies) also undertook to recall them from the market," he added. The US Food and Drug Administration says deg
is used in anti-freeze and as a solvent. It says it poses a "low but meaningful" risk to children and people with kidney or liver disease.