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• The Boston Herald reports that Dunkin’ Donuts has begun to sell customized gift cards that can be personalized with pictures and messages created and uploaded by consumers. The cards cost $4.50, plus the dollar value of the card.

• The New York Times reports that “Chinese regulators acknowledged for the first time Thursday that two Chinese companies had ‘engaged in some misconduct’ in the way they labeled and sold a poisonous ingredient that ended up in cold medicine, killing at least 100 people in Panama last year.” While this same ingredient has ended up in toothpaste exported from China, leading the US to ban such items from entering the US, Chinese officials said that the companies had broken no laws and that the toothpaste was safe.
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