You know, all my life I hoped this would happen. Ever since childhood I expected it. I knew these creatures were alive somewhere, but I had no proof, scientific proof, and I had to keep it to myself, or my colleagues would have all laughed at me. -- Dr. Sampson, The Giant Behemoth
If the package contains numerous misspellings and it's not from a Chinese takeout, you should prolly be suspicious.
Colgate-Palmolive is warning consumers to be on the lookout for counterfeit toothpaste that's carrying labels indicating it was made by the company.
Discount stores in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland were found to be selling "Colgate" toothpaste manufactured in South Africa and containing the dangerous compound diethylene glycol, or DEG.
The news comes just two weeks after the Food and Drug Administration alerted consumers to not purchase toothpaste made in China after inspectors discovered DEG in tubes. The regulators went on to issue an import alert with the goal of preventing Chinese toothpaste with DEG from entering the U.S. market.