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French scare over 'carcinogenic' baby bottles

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French scare over 'carcinogenic' baby bottles

French scare over 'carcinogenic' baby bottles
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France is investigating reports that bottles and teats used in hospital maternity units have been sterilised with a carcinogenic gas.

All such baby feeding items, treated with ethylene oxide, are being withdrawn. Experts differ over the potential risks but health officials want to take no chances.