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Posted on September 27, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

A recent study in the UK found harmful levels of toxic metals in some types of painted glassware.  The samples were purchased new or acquired […]

Posted on September 13, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health, Uncategorized

Jaclyn Bowen, the Executive Director of Clean Label Project (a non-profit focused on health and transparency in consumer product labeling) recently posted an article providing […]

Posted on September 6, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has a handy guide for eating fish and identifying the types that are lower in mercury.  Fish are […]

National Public Radio (NPR) published an informative article last year in regards to the hazards of lead dust at firing ranges.  In the high-speed photograph […]

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 […]

When roofing your home, it is common to have to use flashings when encountering other parts of the house like a chimney, skylight, or dormer.  […]

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 […]

Posted on July 5, 2019 In Heavy Metals and Health

Keep Omaha Beautiful, one of the oldest environmental nonprofits of Nebraska has published a step-by-step visual guide on how to safely dispose of fireworks waste.  […]

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 risk of […]