25 Sep 2008

Half a packet enough to breach safety level

9:02 am on 25 September 2008

The Food Safety Authority says people would need to eat about half a packet of melamine-tainted Chinese-made sweets to breach a safe total daily intake.

Lollies found with the toxic chemical should be off shelves in New Zealand by Friday.

The FSA says it bases the safe total daily input for the White Rabbit Creamy Candies on a what might affect a 20kg child.