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China's hunger for farms and food alarms Australia and New Zealand

Mengniu Dairy's baby formula deal reopens debate over security

Infant formula on a store shelf in Sydney. Many retailers in Australia still limit how much customers can buy.

SYDNEY/DALIAN, China -- Chinese companies are gobbling up food producers and cattle ranches in Australia and New Zealand, sparking a backlash from alarmed locals and prompting governments to block some purchases.

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