The thousands of U.S. locales where lead poisoning is worse than in Flint Reuters, December 19, 2016 Please click on the image to read the full article. Thank you.
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Here is the press release for the 2011 Trasande report. Dr. Trasande was also interviewed for my film. Click on the image below to read the full press release as a downloadable PDF.
On December 19th I got the nicest surprise in my inbox – a nice Thank You note from Josh Schneyer at Reuters for helping Reuters with their reporting this year. I’ve invested a lot of time collaborating with journalists over the years—responding to requests for information and helping journalists with their research for articles on […]
Yellow Mug: 200 ppm lead Blue Mug: non-detect for lead. No mark or maker At my friend Nancy’s house. She loves “yard-sailing”! #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and the XRF Test results. If you have an interest in learning more […]
For the holidays, today I am going to share my first recipe with you (more will come!) – for hot cocoa! We’ll call it “Lead-Safe Hot Cocoa” for fun, because the choices I have made specifically keep any potential lead contamination to a minimum [cocoa/chocolate being generally one of the more commonly lead-tainted food items!] […]
This Minnie Mouse mug was purchased new by me in Orlando at a gift shop in February of 2012. [I went there for the National Home Builders show when we were first working on filming my documentary on childhood lead poisoning.] The mug tested positive with an XRF instrument with the following readings: Lead (Pb): […]
Corelle Stoneware Mugs These are the mugs that come with the lead-free glass plates they sell… Medium Blue Mugs Purchased c. 2010 1,585 ppm Lead 231 ppm Arsenic “Made in Thailand” If you have an interest in learning more about these posts (likely because you are new to my site!) please check out this post […]
Anchor Brand Made in USA Vintage (1980?) Mickey Mouse Club milk glass mug As high as 75,300 ppm lead and 15,400 arsenic in the painted design The milk glass is “non-detect” for lead and tested positive for arsenic at 8 ppm #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information […]
Corelle Stoneware Mugs These are the mugs that come with the lead-free glass plates they sell… Light Blue Mugs Purchased 4 or 5 years ago 825 ppm lead 571 ppm arsenic “Made in Thailand” #XRFTesting This is one of several posts where I will share very little information and really focus on the photos and […]
2013 Starbucks Peru mini mug / espresso cup As high as 16,900 ppm Lead & 4,606 ppm Arsenic. Just because a mug is small does not mean it was made for use by children!!! The amount of Lead that is considered illegal in a newly manufactured item intended for use by children is anything 90 […]