Researchers have suggested guidance in the United Kingdom should be revised because it does not recognize how lead is stored in soil and transferred to vegetables.

Recent years have seen a rise in popularity of people growing their own fruit and vegetables, but many urban allotments have soil with lead
Continue Reading Study finds variation of lead uptake in fruits, veggies; risk highest for children

A Chicago business whose supplement products have been recalled for expensive lead and linked to several illnesses and possibly two deaths of children is again recalling products because of excess lead content.

recalled Ton Shen HEalth supplementsTon Shen Health is recalling its Life Rising brand “Side Head Regulator TT”

tablets because of excessive lead,
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recalled tunericA New Jersey company has expanded its recall of ground turmeric to include additional brands distributed nationwide. Excessive lead, which is particularly dangerous for pregnant women, infants and children, has been confirmed in the spice. Gel Spice Inc. of Bayonne, NJ, initially recalled its Fresh Finds branded ground turmeric the
Continue Reading Six brands of turmeric added to recall for excessive lead

UPDATED CONTENT Aug. 8 — JM Exotic updated its recall notice, reporting that the recalled turmeric was solely distributed to a farmer’s market in Doraville, GA, from May until August. An Alabama company is recalling ground turmeric because samples from an unnamed supplier have been found to contain excessive levels
Continue Reading UPDATED: More turmeric recalled because of lead; supplier not named

The United Kingdom’s food safety regulatory agency has stated that Nestlé’s Maggi noodles do not contain excess lead and are safe to consume. “The FSA can confirm that results from testing samples of Maggi noodles in the UK have all found that levels of lead in the product [are] well
Continue Reading UK Food Standards Agency: Nestlé’s Maggi Noodles Do Not Contain Excess Lead