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Posted on August 16, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Earlier this summer, police in Paris reported high levels of lead on the roads and gardens in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral which was […]

UK fashion retailer River Island has issued a recall on five items due to heavy metal contamination.  These products contain traces of cadmium and lead […]

The statewide ban on lead ammo for hunting goes into effect this coming Monday, July 1st, 2019.  According to the Center for Biological Diversity, the […]

    The New Zealand Medical Journal recently published the letter “Firearms and lead” from researchers stating more awareness is needed in regards to the […]

Posted on June 14, 2019 In Heavy Metals in the News

According to new research by University of Guelph physicist Daniel Siegel, approximately 80% of the heavy metals in the universe were likely created in “collapsars”, […]

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), researchers in North Carolina found lead contamination in a number of spices, herbal remedies, […]

Police in Paris have stated that lead levels are very high on roads and gardens in front of the 850 year old cathedral, which was […]

The World Health Organization (WHO) designated May 5th as World Hand Hygiene Day.  This year marks the 10th anniversary of the campaign, which encourages more […]

The Attorney General of Washington State Bob Ferguson announced that Amazon has entered into a nationwide legally binding agreement to monitor and not sell kids’ […]

Researchers at the John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have conducted a study to examine samplings of heavy metals in various e-cigarette brands.  Cadmium, […]