2008_09_whiterabbit.jpgThe Chinese dairy scandal has reportedly spread to candy. Dairy manufacturers had added melamine to watered-down milk to boost protein levels; melamine, an industrial chemical, produces kidney stones and has killed a number of babies and left tens of thousands of others with kidney issues. It's also the chemical in the tainted pet food last year. The Singapore Straits-Times reports that melamine has been found in White Rabbit candies, which are popular across Asia and also found in Asian grocery stores in the U.S. (sometimes they are treats at Asian restaurants). And today, the Chinese agriculture minister admitted the country's dairy system was "out of control" sayiing "milk stations began only in recent years, the country now has no specific method of supervising them."