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FDA Study Finds Filtering Beverages May Add Heavy Metals

Beer and wine that is filtered with diatomaceous earth may be transferring heavy metals such as arsenic, lead and cadmium into beverages, endangering consumers’ health, according to a study by researchers for the Food and Drug Administration. The FDA’s Center …

Toxic Chemical Found in Chain Stores’ Jewelry

Jewelry with the toxic metal cadmium is showing up on the shelves of national retailers including Ross, Nordstrom Rack and Papaya, according to newly released test results. Analysis done for the nonprofit Center for Environmental Health revealed some jewelry sold …

Jewelry Industry to Self-Regulate on Toxic Cadmium

Efforts by the jewelry industry to voluntarily limit the toxic metal cadmium in children’s trinkets are finally coming together. Because the limits are voluntary, there is no automatic penalty if jewelry exceeds them. Federal regulators will, however, use the limits …