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Ministry investigates pills made of 'baby flesh'

By Zhou Wenting and Liu Mingtai | China Daily | Updated: 2011-08-10 07:55

BEIJING / CHANGCHUN - The Ministry of Health said on Tuesday that it has launched an investigation in the wake of a media report in South Korea about capsules from China - made from the flesh of dead babies - being used as stamina boosters.

Deng Haihua, spokesman of the ministry, said on Tuesday that the ministry has instructed its provincial agency in Jilin to look into the case.

Deng said China has strict management of disposal of infant and fetal remains as well as placentas.

Ministry investigates pills made of 'baby flesh'

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