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If there's really bad staining, a melamine foam eraser sponge can safely be used on the headband section of your headphones.
Case in point: this melamine pitcher ($52; katespade.com). 6.
The revelation that pigs are being fed growth hormones that are considered harmful to humans so the animals develop more muscle and less fat has shaken consumers’ confidence in pork, just as the melamine scandal did with milk.
Listen in now for horrifying tales of melamine-laced baby food and copper-painted tea leaves, but also for the surprisingly appetizing ways in which eaters can defend themselves against scams.
Food safety scandals — for example, when dairy producers sold milk formula laced with melamine, putting 300,000 babies in the hospital and killing six — have produced embarrassing headlines for Beijing.
Recently, Tsui noted, concerns over safety and contamination—milk and baby formula tainted with toxic melamine; pigs illegally fed growth-enhancing asthma drugs—have driven residents to look more closely at the regional food chain.
The convolution of melamine foam wedges is configured to absorb sounds that originate within the room — like notes from Taylor’s flute — and prevent them from reverberating or echoing.
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Origin and Etymology of melamine
First Known Use: circa 1835See Words from the same year
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