Daily Archives: September 27, 2008

Barbados Health Minister Placing Corporate Interests Ahead Of Parents’ Rights To Protect Their Children!

Secrecy In Barbados Over Ice Cream Recall Worries Parents

Heinz Baby Cereal, Nestle Milk, Latest Melamine Poisoned Products

China Tainted Food Disaster Continues – Tainted Products In California USA!

Friends, with every sunrise we see additional news stories about contaminated food from China being discovered outside that country. Today we see that tainted products were found on the shelves in California, and in the global economy that is no surprise.

Both finished retail products and bulk shipments are involved and authorities are still scrambling worldwide to track down all the deadly food. Globalisation means that contaminated milk is made into powder in China, then shipped in bulk to Taiwan where some of it is used in the production of retail foods – but some of it is shipped to other countries for further processing.

Tens of thousands of Chinese babies are seriously ill and one news story claims that 5 percent of children under the age of 3 in Shanghai are in serious trouble with kidney stones.

As of Saturday, September 27, 2008, governments and health authorities around the world are desperately trying to track down contaminated food products from China to protect their populations. Hardly a day goes by that health authorities don’t issue another update or alert.

But in Barbados, we have heard little if anything from our Ministry of Health and government.

Silence and Secrecy In Barbados

With health authorities in the USA, Canada and Europe still finding contaminated products on the shelves, we wonder about the lack of communication from our Barbados Health Ministry.

Have any contaminated products been identified in Barbados? Are our health officials following up with other authorities to identify products that might not originate in China but that might contain Chinese ingredients?

Dr. David Estwick, Barbados Health Minister - Placing Corporate Interests Ahead Of Parental Rights

Dr. David Estwick, Barbados Health Minister - Placing Corporate Interests Ahead Of Parental Rights To Protect Children!

What About Flavorite Ice Cream Products In Barbados?

As detailed in recent BFP articles, the Barbados Ministry of Health issued recalls of certain Flavorite ice cream products without providing a reason. Similarly, a representative from Flavorite emailed Barbados Free Press to protest our story, but conspicuously again provided no explanation as to the reason for the recall.

Barbados parents are naturally wondering if the recall has anything to do with melamine contamination – but neither Flavorite nor the Government of Barbados will provide accurate information to parents.

The reason for the Flavorite ice cream recall is being kept secret by the company and the Barbados government. I thought that our Barbados government was supposed to put the interests of citizens before corporate interests?

Bajan parents have a right to know if the Flavorite ice cream recall is over melamine contamination!

Further Reading

BFP

September 26. 2008: Flavorite Foods Replies To Barbados Free Press About Ice Cream Recall – Won’t Provide Reason For Recall !!!

September 25, 2008: Barbados Health Minister Estwick: TELL US THE TRUTH !!! Is Contaminated China Milk Powder Behind Ice Cream Recall?

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Threats Against Adrian Loveridge Continue – Barbados Police Continue To Do NOTHING

Please BFP
69.73.221.205

She dead now.

Speaking of that, where is Adrian Loveridge?

From The Legacy Of The BLP Shows Where Their Priorities Were, 2008/09/27 at 6:56 AM

Please BFP
69.73.221.205

Please BFP. Post a tribute in honor of Karen Dear because she was a wh**ite woman.

From The Legacy Of The BLP Shows Where Their Priorities Were, 2008/09/27 at 6:55 AM

Ishi
69.73.204.62

What color is Branford Taitt?

From Brandford Taitt, Ted Stevens: Two Crooked Senators – One In Alaska Faces Charges, One In Barbados Is “Cleared” Because We Have No Laws Against His Corrupt Behaviour, 2008/09/27 at 6:49 AM

* The above racist and threatening comments were left today by the same people who previously threatened to murder Adrian Loveridge and his wife, and arson their hotel. The first comment came from IP 69.73.204.62, but when we blocked it the person returned six minutes later from IP 69.73.221.205. Both are Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited accounts.

Barbados Police and Cable & Wireless Do Nothing About Murder, Rape, Arson Threats Against Business Owner

Barbados Free Press, Barbados Underground, Keltruth Blog and other Barbados-based blogs have for the last year or so seen threatening comments left by a group of persons who are rabid supporters of the previous BLP government. These threats are serious. There were threats to burn down Mr. Loveridge’s business, and these threats were followed by arsons against his hotel.

“It really makes you think with all the evidence that the Police have been supplied with, WHY the reluctance to act?”

… Adrian Loveridge, September 27, 2008

As you can read in our May 25, 2008 article Barbados Police Continue To Cover-Up Threats Against Adrian Loveridge, Court Witnesses, Blogger – the Royal Barbados Police Force are engaged in a cover-up because there are big names involved, and the object of the threats was to intimidate political and media opponents of the Barbados Labour Party.

Many of the threats came from a computer at the Barbados Parliament that is used by MP William Duguid. This was confirmed by none other than Doctor William Duguid himself. (Dr. Duguid’s comments are here)

Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited provided the police with the information about who was doing the threats, but the police did and do nothing.

Cable & Wireless (Barbados) Limited know who is doing the threats and should have cut off that person’s internet account – but they refuse to do so.

Consequently, the threats continue.

Adrian Loveridge wrote directly to Commissioner Dottin of the Royal Barbados Police Force, but didn’t even receive the courtesy of a reply. You can read Adrian’s letter in our June 22, 2008 article COVER-UP: Royal Barbados Police Force Ignores Violent Threats To Businessman.

Bajans would be foolish to think that what happened to Adrian Loveridge is not noticed by other foreign investors when they consider where they would like to invest in a business.

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