China shuts battery factories due to lead poisoning

Battery factories across China have been closed amid fears about poisoning from metals used by the industry. About 74 people have been detained after reports that more than 100 people, including children, were effected [sic] by lead and cadmium poisoning. Full Story »

Posted by Jon Mitchell - via Google News (China), BBC News, Vincent J Iori (t), Sirajul Islam (t)

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Jon Mitchell
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by Jon Mitchell - May. 30, 2011

Embarrassing typo in the lead paragraph. Also, the story is pretty superficial for something this grave.

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