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FDA Cosmetics Office Building Tests “Presumptive Positive” For Anthrax

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

The Washington, D.C. building that houses FDA's Center for Food Safety & Applied Nutrition, including the Office of Cosmetics & Colors, has tested "presumptive positive" for the presence of anthrax

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