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Better translators, money laundering
OOD DAY FOR: Better translators, after the Food and Drug Administration said that in trying to assess the safety of a key ingredient of the blood thinner heparin, it had inspected the wrong Chinese factory because of a mix-up in similar sounding names. The drug, made by Baxter International, was recalled after being tied to more than 350 illnesses and four deaths. (The Washington Post, free registration)
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