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REFILE-China arrests one over fake, toxic birth-control pills

BEIJING, Dec 18 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities have closed down a factory producing fake birth-control pills out of starch and glucose and arrested one person, media reports said on Monday.

Tests by the Food and Drug Administration on the southern island of Hainan found not only that the pills were useless in preventing pregnancy but also contained toxic ingredients, the Beijing News said.

18 December 2006

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