Heavy industry on the mainland has been widely blamed for instances of lead poisoning. Photo: Reuters Heavy industry on the mainland has been widely blamed for instances of lead poisoning. Photo: Reuters
Heavy industry on the mainland has been widely blamed for instances of lead poisoning. Photo: Reuters

Factories ordered to close as 16 children test positive for lead contamination

Latest lead scandal to hit the mainland sees the plants, located within a tree farm in northern Guangdong, told to suspend operations on Sunday

Heavy industry on the mainland has been widely blamed for instances of lead poisoning. Photo: Reuters Heavy industry on the mainland has been widely blamed for instances of lead poisoning. Photo: Reuters
Heavy industry on the mainland has been widely blamed for instances of lead poisoning. Photo: Reuters
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