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Jul 18, 2018

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Lye, arsenic and strychnine just lying around their homes…

It all started back in the 1940s:  After World War II, there was a substantial increase in the number of household products available to consumers, including many items that hadn’t been seen in homes before, such as cleaning products, pesticides, drugs and other chemicals.  Many were poorly packaged and contained really toxic ingredients.  People had ... more...


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