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Arsenic In Juice

reposted from http://health.yahoo.net/articles/nutrition/arsenic-in-juice Arsenic has long been recognized as a poison and a contaminant in drinking water, but now concerns are growing about arsenic in foods, especially in fruit juices that are a mainstay for children. Controversy over arsenic in apple juice made headlines as the school year began when Mehmet Oz, M.D., host of […]

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Heavy Metal In Most Honey

Most of the honey sold in chain stores across the country doesn’t meet international quality standards for the sweet stuff, according to a Food Safety News analysis released this week. One of the nation’s leading melissopalynologists analyzed more than 60 jugs, jars and plastic bears of honey in 10 states and the District of Columbia […]

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Cadmium Ban In Children’s Jewelry

  Cadmium, used as a cheap substitute for lead in inexpensive imported jewelry, is considered more harmful than lead if ingested through the swallowing or prolonged licking or sucking of a jewelry piece. It is a known carcinogen and can also wreak havoc on the kidneys. Jul 25, 2011 – 7:00 AM ET | Last […]

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Justices rule for drug makers in vaccine dispute

Washington (CNN) — The Supreme Court ruled for drug manufacturers Tuesday, deciding that a case brought by a Pennsylvania family who says their child was injured by a vaccine cannot be heard outside of a court created to hear such claims. The Bruesewitz family engaged in what they called a “fight for justice,” claiming that […]

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Cadmium In Jewelry Ban

OTTAWA — Health Canada is asking industry to voluntarily end the production, import and sale of children’s jewelry containing cadmium. The government says tests show the metal is increasingly used as a substitute for lead in cheap, costume jewelry. There’s no known risk from simply wearing the jewelry, but the department worries that children might […]

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Dangerous Protein Powders

(NaturalNews) Many common brands of protein powders and protein drinks contain high levels of arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury according to the most recent issue of Consumer Reports magazine. All fifteen different powders and drinks tested contained measurable amounts, some quite high. Consumer Reports also argued that most people in the United States including athletes […]

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Shrek Glasses Contain Toxic Cadmium

June 4, 2010 McDonalds recalls 12 million Shrek glasses because the paint on them contains poisonous cadmium. DMSA removes cadmium quickly and safely in children and adults. http://www.webmd.com/parenting/news/20100604/mcdonalds-shrek-glasses-recalled-due-to-cadmium This news article is reprinted below: June 4, 2010 — Fast food giant McDonald’s Corp. announced today it is recalling 12 million of its new “Shrek Forever […]

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