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Study: Halloween Treat-Tampering Overblown

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Study: Halloween Treat-Tampering Overblown

Study: Halloween Treat-Tampering Overblown

Study: Halloween Treat-Tampering Overblown

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The paranoia surrounding tampered Halloween treats has been around longer than candy corn. But a recent media study of reports of children dying from poisoned Halloween candy found that none were genuine. NPR's Robert Siegel talks with University of Delaware professor Joel Best.

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