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The New York Times this morning reports that “Chinese authorities are investigating whether two companies…exported tainted toothpaste as more contaminated product, including some made for children, has turned up in Latin America.”

According to the story, “no tainted toothpaste has been found in the United States,” but the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reportedly is looking into the matter.
KC's View:
That’s the thing about all these contamination stories coming out of China.

One makes headlines, and two hours later the media is hungry for more.

There always seems to be a new headline, a new concern…and the real erosion, in the long-term, will be in overall consumer confidence.