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Toothpaste Recalls Bear Out FDA Warning On DEG Contamination

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Firms in Florida, New Jersey and Puerto Rico initiated recalls of toothpaste products possibly contaminated with diethylene glycol after FDA warned consumers not to use toothpaste labeled as made in China and issued an import alert to prevent toothpaste containing toxic DEG from entering the country

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