Thursday, March 11, 2010

Chewing Gum Firm Battles Rumors

http://arabnews.com/saudiarabia/article28563.ece?comments=all

Arab News
11 March 2010

Chewing gum firm battles rumors

By FATIMA SIDIYA ARAB NEW

JEDDAH: A Saudi chewing gum manufacturer has been forced to publish adverts saying its product is safe following rumors that the gum causes severe memory problems and damages the nervous system.

Rumors about Batook chewing gum have circulated not only on Internet websites but also via text messages for over six months. [...]