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Whole Foods 365 Brand Almond Butter in a Plastic Jar 1 Lead Safe Mama c

Plastic Jar for “365” Whole Foods Brand Almond Butter: 195 ppm Antimony

This post is a companion post to several other pieces published earlier. For background and context, please read the two other posts. The overall focus of these posts is that I advise avoiding purchasing nut-butters packaged in plastic jars. To see all of the related posts, click here. Below are the XRF test results for the […]

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Target Philips Warm White LED Light Set Green Wire Lead Safe Mama 1

Target-branded Philips plug-in Warm White LED Christmas lights strand with green wire: Lead-free!!

Summary: As with the version of this product with the white colored wiring, while this product was Lead-free when tested with an XRF instrument, one component was positive for trace (trace = very low levels) of Arsenic. There were also fairly high levels of Antimony in at least one component, which is often the case […]

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Target Philips Warm White LED Light Set White Wire Lead Safe Mama 1

Target-branded Philips plug-in Warm White LED Christmas lights strand with white wire: Lead-free!!

Summary: While this product was Lead-free when tested with an XRF instrument, one component was positive for trace (trace = very low levels) of Arsenic. There were also fairly high levels of Antimony in at least one component, which is often the case with electrical items (as Antimony is an ingredient in many fire retardants.) […]

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Antimony Found in Wild Harvest Organic Peanut Butter Jars Lead Safe Mama 1

Antimony (Sb) Found in Wild Harvest Organic Peanut Butter Spread Plastic Jar

This post is a companion post to two other pieces published earlier. For background and context, please read the two other posts. Thank you. To see all of the related posts, click here. XRF Test Result (test duration, 180.6 seconds/3 minutes): Antimony (Sb): 35 +/- 18 ppm As always, please let me know if you […]

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Kirkland Peanut Butter Antimony Jar Lead Safe Mama 3

Antimony (Sb) Found in Kirkland (Costco) Organic Peanut Butter Plastic Jars

After publishing THIS POST (which has since unexpectedly gone viral!) simply recommending that folks not purchase peanut butter in plastic jars & instead purchase peanut butter in glass whenever possible, a lot of people responded with links and information either supporting or attempting to dismiss or refute my concerns. One of my readers posted several […]

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