Swaziland:Destitute Poor Risk Death By Poisoning

[Swazi Media] Destitute people in Swaziland are putting their lives at risk from food poisoning by eating contaminated processed meats.
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[SciDev.Net] Toxic chemicals are being used by food sellers across Sub-Saharan Africa to improve the look of meat and fish, scientists and food inspectors say, putting the health of millions at risk.
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