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Mom Says Poppy Seeds Cost Her Custody of Her Newborn

Mom Says Poppy Seeds Cost Her Custody of Her Newborn

A woman in Pennsylvania is suing the Lawrence County Department of Children and Youth Services for taking her newborn baby away from her after she failed a routine drug test.

Eileen Bower claims she ate a salad with poppy seed dressing right before giving birth. While she was in labor, the hospital performed a routine drug test that revealed the presence of opiates in her system — which can sometimes be caused by consuming high amounts of poppy seeds. As a result, Bower's 2-day-old infant was taken away from her — for 75 days.

Read the whole story here.

Should the state of Pennsylvania compensate Eileen Bower?

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