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Warning over illegal 'weight loss' chemical DNP

The Food Standards Agency is launching a campaign to warn people of the dangers of an industrial chemical that is being sold illegally as a fat burning pill.

Three people in the UK have died this year after consuming 2,4-dinitrophenol, known as DNP.

Tim Muffett reports.

  • 09 Oct 2013
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