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Tuesday 25th October 2016

Poison Articles


Hand sanitisers poisoning children

16th September 2015

Officials warning parents and schools about alcohol-based hand sanitisers.

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e-Cigarettes refill warning issued

9th September 2014

Doctors in Birmingham say electronic cigarette refills should be kept away from children due to risk of poisoning.

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Eye drops are poisonous

26th October 2012

The FDA has warned parents about eye drops and nose sprays.

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Arsenic found in rice

20th September 2012

Tests show arsenic is present in a wide varity of rice and rice products.

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Warning over poisonous mushrooms

19th September 2012

The HPA has issued a poisonous mushroom warning.

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Celery poisons four

22nd October 2010

Texas food processing plant shut down after celery linked to four deaths.

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Banned pills still on sale in UK

30th March 2010

Despite warnings a carcinogenic Chinese medicine is still being sold in the UK.

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UK news 11/9/9

11th September 2009

A round up of UK health news over the past week.

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Child workers in Malawi

25th August 2009

Images and text reporting on the child workers in Malawi who suffer from nicotine poisoning from long hours picking tobacco.

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Funding for bug test kits

12th November 2007

Funding received to mass produce testing kit to quickly detect potentially fatal food poison.

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