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Tamara’s Recipes: Lead-Safe Hot Cocoa!

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!] […]

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Lead in Chocolate? Really?

My favorite scene in MisLEAD talks about lead in chocolate and wine: “The really bad news is, chocolate is the food item with the most lead in it.” says Ronnie Levin (research scientist and Harvard professor) in MisLEAD: America’s Secret Epidemic The intention behind the scene is not to demonize chocolate or wine; in the […]

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