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Produce section of a supermarket in VA. (Photo by Ken Hammond, courtesy of USDA)
Produce section of a supermarket in VA. (Photo by Ken Hammond, courtesy of USDA)

A closer look at Chinese organics

More companies are importing organic products from China and other countries. But contaminated pet food, tainted toothpaste, and unauthorized antibiotics in fish have been imported to the U.S. from China. Now, some people are concerned about organic foods from China. Julie Grant reports.  Go to full article

Detecting lead in toys

Mattel and Fisher Price recently recalled millions of their most popular toys because they were fond to carry high levels of lead. Continuing reports of lead in toys are making health officials and many parents wonder about other objects children play with. In the past, testing objects for lead has been time consuming, but new technology could make lead detection in everyday objects easier and faster. Lisa Ann Pinkerton has more.  Go to full article

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