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Resource ID: #23508
Subject: Chemicals
Source: New York Times
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Date: 05/06/2007; 06/17/2007; 10/01/2007; 10/31/2007; 12/17/2007

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"Before China was implicated in the Panama poisoning, Bogdanich began investigating the incident because of similarities to another poisoning ten years earlier in Haiti," where a Chinese company was involved." Reporters at The New York Times traced the deaths from a cough syrup back to China. In the process, they exposed a frightening lack of oversight on imported products. When the FDA learned of the Times' story, it immediately halted all imports of Chinese glycerin. And more than 30 countries recalled Chinese made toothpaste containing anti-freeze.

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