Sep 30, 2008

Swill Milk

(NYTimes) - THE milk was marketed as pure and wholesome, and it looked fine to the naked eye. How were the mothers to know they were poisoning their babies? They had paid good money for it on the open market.
It would take thousands of sick children before lawmakers did anything to stop it.
China in 2008? No, New York City in 1858. Continued

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