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'Marketplace' Report: Tainted Toothpaste

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'Marketplace' Report: Tainted Toothpaste

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'Marketplace' Report: Tainted Toothpaste

'Marketplace' Report: Tainted Toothpaste

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Federal health officials warn that tainted Chinese toothpaste has been distributed more widely than originally reported last month. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has warned consumers to throw out all Chinese-made toothpaste.

China announced Wednesday that it has closed 180 food factories after finding industrial chemicals in products from candy to seafood. Marketplace's Amy Scott talks wth Anthony Brooks.

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