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(The Takeout)   Apparently there are lead warnings on candy now. Perhaps it's time to return to home grown, locally-sourced paint chips   (thetakeout.com) divider line
    More: Followup, Lead poisoning, unappetizing lead, consumer products, Matcha, Green tea, grocery store candy aisles, Tea, Warnings portal  
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417 clicks; posted to Food » on 18 May 2022 at 5:23 PM (18 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2022-05-18 2:48:18 PM  
3 votes:
These warning labels are getting weird...


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2022-05-18 6:36:29 PM  
3 votes:
farkin Prop 65.

"We've put warning labels on anything that might contain hazardous materials."

"Oh, cool. That sounds handy!"

"Turns out that's everything."

"Oh..."
 
2022-05-18 8:06:56 PM  
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natazha: olrasputin: farkin Prop 65.

"We've put warning labels on anything that might contain hazardous materials."

"Oh, cool. That sounds handy!"

"Turns out that's everything."

"Oh..."

Buy a couple bags of sand for your kid's sand box. In California they have Prop 65 warnings that it causes cancer, but nothing about the level of risk AND you can buy as much as your want AND let your kids play in it. Which is to say the warning is totally bogus.


Dude there's no telling.  After ww2 and before, industrial pollution was heavy as all hell.   Even in light industrial municipal zones.  Hell I rode in a carpool past superfund sites every day to go to school.
 
2022-05-18 8:27:42 PM  
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I presume a lot of the places they grow cocoa also still burn leaded gasoline. Or just recently stopped. I think it was an episode of House where the person got lead poisoning from the W&Ws.
 
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