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Testing the paint on a reusable glass milk bottle with a LeadCheck Swab (Video.)

Here’s a little (3-minute) video where I test the paint on a Garry’s milk bottle (Garry’s is an Oregon based company) with a LeadCheck swab. There is also a photo below showing how many swab tests I was able to get out of the liquid from one LeadCheck swab by using q-tips. This picture also […]

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Strauss Creamery Milk Bottles Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#LeadFree: Straus Family Creamery Reusable Glass Milk Bottle

Straus Family Creamery (in Marin County, California) managed to do what other creameries have not managed to do somehow… the black paint on their new (2018) reusable glass bottles is negative for lead (Pb) and cadmium (Cd) when tested with an XRF instrument! The great thing that this demonstrates is that it is actually possible […]

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Garry's Meadow Fresh Milk - Oregon Milk Bottles painted with lead paint Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 1b

Glass Bottles for Lady Lane Farms, Garry’s Meadow Fresh Milk: 20,500 ppm Lead + Cadmium

When the red paint on these reusable glass milk bottles was tested with an XRF instrument it was positive for lead at levels as high as 20,500 +/- 500 ppm and for cadmium at 1118 +/- 48 ppm. To learn more about XRF testing, Click Here. There is currently (to my knowledge) no regulatory standard […]

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Garry's Meadow Fresh Milk - Oregon Milk Bottles painted with lead paint Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

Email today to Lady Lane Farm, Garry’s Meadow Fresh Milk – Oregon

Saturday, June 16, 2018 – To: Info@LadyLaneFarm.com – From: TamaraRubin@mac.com – Subject: Your bottles are painted with lead paint – I recently discovered that the red paint on your reusable glass milk bottles is lead paint. It is more than 20,000 ppm lead. – There is no regulation on this at all, so – to […]

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