5. Fake Instant Baby Formula
According to the CBS News, almost 4 dozen people were caught in 2004 for making fake baby formula. The authorities came into action only after a child had died in Fuyang, China.
It wasn’t just one product: “In the continuing crackdown, authorities have banned 55 brands of cheap milk powder after they were found to contain only tiny fractions of the required amounts of protein and other nutrients.” Not only did this product cause malnutrition, but “Two twins were so swollen that their eyes were sunken and doctors were unable to draw blood from their limbs”.