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Bad milk: the fallout, cont.

It looks like Beijing is getting serious about last year's tainted-milk scandal that killed at least 6 Chinese children and sickened more than 290,000 others.

The government is reportedly imposing production controls on melamine — the toxic substance that's used to make plastics, fertilzers and other industrial goods. It's also been used, to tragic effects, as an additive to milk and other foods.

On Thurday, the Chinese government sentenced two men to death for their roles in the milk scandal.

 

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