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

Posted on March 29, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

Pill bugs (AKA rollie pollies, doodle bugs, or wood shrimp) are actually crustaceans, not insects.  They have the distinguishable trait of defensively rolling up into […]

Posted on February 8, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

Batteries contain harmful toxic materials including acid, lead, nickel, lithium, cadmium, alkaline, mercury, and nickel metal hydride.  When we throw them in the trash they […]

Posted on February 1, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Consumer Reports (CR) tested 45 popular fruit juices and found alarming levels of arsenic, cadmium, and lead in almost half of them.  This should be […]

Posted on November 16, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Last weekend in Chicago, researchers from the American Heart Association (AHA) presented preliminary findings linking higher blood levels of heavy metals to increased levels of […]

Posted on November 9, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

Independent news source Westword recently reported that according to Colorado’s Marijuana Enforcement Division (MED), commercial marijuana products sold in the state may be tested for […]

Posted on October 19, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

According to an article printed in the Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, three Sudanese medicinal plants may have the ability to remove heavy […]

Posted on August 31, 2018 In Heavy Metals and Health, Heavy Metals in the News

According to research published in the British Medical Journal, exposure to heavy metals like lead, arsenic, cadmium and copper may lead to an increased risk […]

A new study has found that the water hyacinth plant is successful in removing toxic heavy metals from the River Tawes, south of Wales.  The […]