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"Exposure of pregnant women to high levels of lead can cause miscarriages, stillbirths, premature birth and low birth weight, as well as minor malformations."

WHO lists lead among 10 most dangerous chemicals

Lead is a naturally occurring toxic metal found in the earth’s crust. Its widespread use has resulted in extensive environmental contamination, human exposure and significant public health problems in many parts of the world. Important sources of environmental contamination include; mining, smelting, manufacturing and recycling activities and,…Read More
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Caramel coloring chemical linked to cancer found in sodas

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Bottles of Pepsi sit in a cooler at a 76 gas station on March 25, 2013 in San Francisco, California. New tests of Pepsi One by Consumer Reports revealed "too high" levels of a caramel coloring chemical, 4-MeI, that's been linked to cancer. Justin Sullivan, Getty Images Consumer Reports is warning the caramel coloring that gives cola its brown…Read More
Consumer Reports: Too many sodas contain potential carcinogen

Consumer Reports: Too many sodas contain potential carcinogen

Consumer Reports: Too many sodas contain potential carcinogen By William Hudson, CNN updated 9:49 AM EST, Thu January 23, 2014 STORY HIGHLIGHTS Consumer Reports warns about caramel coloring found in many soft drinks California limits manufacturers to 29 micrograms of 4-Mel exposure per day Consumer Reports says tests show two products…Read More
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