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Danger in an Instant Soup Cup

Wednesday, January 4, 2012, 6:30 AM
A recent report from National Public Radio freelance reporter Mara Zepeda (formerly of WHYY in Philadelphia) draws attention to a very serious, yet little known public health hazard—instant soup spills causing severe burns in young children. According to several academic papers (here and here)... Read more
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