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Philippines orders Gerber baby food recall over e-mailed poison threat

Regulators said they had ordered a recall of certain Gerber baby food products in the Philippines after the local distributor received a threat that a shipment had been laced with poison. The sender of the threatening e-mail, apparently in the name of an 18th century toxicologist from Paris, warned that 25 bottles of Gerber products had been laced with arsenic, said Joyce Sirunay, regional division chief of the government’s Bureau of Food and Drugs. The local distributor had been ordered to recall products specifically mentioned in the threat, she said over DZMM radio here. Gerber Philippines took out newspaper advertisements here Wednesday to announce the recall, while insisting that no evidence of tampering had been found. Full Story

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