Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Baby Baozi - made in China, but raised on German infant formula. A deep distrust of local formula has Chinese mothers like ...
Yang Liu scouring the globe for trustworthy supplies. These come from her cousin in Germany
Tags:china baby formula industry,fake baby formula,reuters,reuters news,china milk,Rich Herzfelder,Yang Liu
Grab video code:
EDITOR'S NOTE: CONTAINS CONVERTED 4:3 MATERIAL Baby Baozi - made in China, but raised on German infant formula. A deep distrust of local formula has Chinese mothers like Yang Liu scouring the globe for trustworthy supplies. These come from her cousin in Germany (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) BABY BAOZI'S MOTHER, YANG LIU, SAYING: "In my mothers' group online, there are over 160 of us and only two use domestic formula. Another ten to twenty use foreign brands distributed through Chinese stores. The rest get it directly from overseas." With China's infant formula market expected to double to US$25 billion in the next five years, there's a lot of business at stake. Foreign formula makers like Nestle and Danone were targeted recently by authorities here for alleged price-fixing. The flight to foreign formula is rooted in a scandal in 2008 -- domestic formula tainted with industrial chemicals killed at least six babies and made hundreds of thousands sick. Since then China's milk powder imports have soared. And Chinese have emptied the infant formula shelves of foreign supermarkets, prompting governments like Hong Kong's to slap limits on purchases. (SOUNDBITE) (English) REUTERS REPORTER, JANE LANHEE LEE, SAYING: "Hundreds of new infant formula brands claiming to be imported have sprung up in China causing even more confusion for Chinese mothers." The state media has exposed made-by-Chinese brands that have falsely claimed to be well-known in New Zealand. Beijing also tightened regulations on imported formula in June, including banning repackaging of formula and requiring Chinese labeling. Agriculture consultant Rich Herzfelder. (SOUNDBITE) (English) AGRICULTURE CONSULTANT, RICH HERZFELDER, SAYING: "Some Chinese companies have bought small dairies in New Zealand. Then they take the milk powder from those dairies, they take it to Subic Bay or they take it to Hong Kong or even sometimes the Waigaoqiao free trade zone and they mix it with domestic powder and sell it as imported and so the government is trying to stop that." Baby Baozi's mother has secured enough German formula to last at least another year. But she's already thinking about the next stage -- milk. (SOUNDBITE) (Mandarin) BABY BAOZI'S MOTHER, YANG LIU, SAYING: "There are about five to six brands of German milk sold online in China but my cousin in Stuttgart has only found one of those in her local supermarket. I don't know why that is. Maybe the situation is similar to the infant formula. They say it's imported but it may not be. That worries me." As long as parents' worries continue, the hunger for imported formula - and the attempts to pass local products off as international - are unlikely to die down. ENDS ENDS