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Keep It Clean

With the recent rash of tainted imports, how can you be sure your goods are safe? Being vigilant is your best antidote.

This story appears in the September 2007 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Last spring, company Chomp was in the process of overhauling its product line with seven new products. Everything at the Weymouth, Massachusetts, company was on track--until the story broke about animals dying after eating pet foods containing melamine, a compound used to make fertilizers and plastics. The source of the problem was traced to manufacturers in that had added melamine to the wheat gluten and rice protein found in the toxic foods.


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