In 80 kids suffer lead poisoning in E China, China Daily reports that a battery factory has created what is now the 4th lead poisoning cluster in China.
Please also see Mish's current post, Pollution Creates "Cancer Villages" in China for another writeup and a link to a worthwhile Reuters article.
I avoid purchasing any goods made in China, both because I doubt their safety and on moral grounds.
The West has outsourced its pollution to the Chinese Communists, who pretend to be capitalists but for whom workers' rights are much of an afterthought than one would expect in a workers' paradise.
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