Friday, March 08, 2013

Having a number versus knowing what it means

Useful resources:

FDA: Lead in food -

FDA: Reported Findings of Low Levels of Lead in Some Food Products Commonly Consumed by Children -

FDA: Lead in Candy -

FDA: Total Diet Study:

Chocolate: A taste of developing countries . . .(Mary Hall)

Rankin CW, Nriagu JO, Aggarwal JK, Arowolo TA, Adebayo K and Flegal AR. 2005. Lead contamination in cocoa and cocoa products: isotopic evidence of global contamination. Environmental Health Perspectives. 113(10): 1344--1348. doi: 10.1289/ehp.8009. Also available at:

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