The Times leads its front page with news that the Food and Drug Administration says tainted supplies of the blood-thinning drug heparin have been found in eleven countries and have killed eighty-one Americans. It and the WSJ’s A3 story report that China disputes that the contamination happened in its factories.

The papers say it’s a ratcheting up of the conflict between the U.S. and China over the the safety of the latter’s imports.

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Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu. Follow him on Twitter at @ryanchittum.