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China infant formula scare

The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on concerns about the safety of infant formula produced in China. Two infants have died and hundreds became ill after drinking tainted formula produced by a Chinese state-run company.

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Chinese seek justice over food safety scandal

Some 17 people face trial in China in the widening scandal over milk tainted by the plastic additive melamine. Some 300,000 Chinese infants have been sickened by the contaminated milk. But so far, Chinese courts have not allowed families to file a class-action lawsuit. The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports from Beijing.

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Clean Water Scarce in Pakistan

Political instability and violence make Pakistan a U.S. foreign policy priority. But there's another looming crisis there too. Pakistan is fast running out of water and much of what IS available is making people sick. On PRI's The World.