SHIJIAZHUANG, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) -- More than 10,000
tons of baby formula that was seized and recalled in the Sanlu milk powder
contamination scandal will be destroyed, said the government of Shijiazhuang,
capital of north China's Hebei Province, on Monday.
Authorities have so far seized 2,176 tons of milk
powder in the warehouse of Sanlu Group, producer of the milk powder that gave
kidney stones to hundreds of infants across the country, and recalled 8,218 tons
that had been on the market, said Shijiazhuang Vice Mayor Li Jinlu.
Another 700 tons were on their way back to
Shijiazhuang, Li added.
The official said the government was taking every
possible measure to recall those milk powder in the remote areas. Medical teams
have been sent to remote mountainous regions to offer help to affected families.