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2018 Vita Clay Chef Cooker Lead Safe Mama 2

Another “Lead-free” product positive for Lead. VitaClay Chef Slow Cooker: 70,400 ppm Lead. Click & read for more info.

Here we have another product that is clearly marketed and sold – and explicitly labeled – as “Lead-free” — yet which, when tested with an XRF instrument, has three separate components that each tested positive for Lead in varying amounts (and, in fact, one of the components was positive for a extremely high level of Lead)! […]

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Does Your Instant Pot Have Lead Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama

#AskTamara: Q. Does my Instant Pot have Lead? A. Yes, some. Test results for a 6-quart Instant Pot purchased on Amazon.

#AskTamara: Does your Instant Pot have lead? More important: When you unpacked your Instant Pot, did you read each and every warning label and wonder why it was there? The short answer to the first question is (unfortunately): “Yes! The 2018 Instant Pot has at least two components that test positive for lead when tested […]

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This is what a responsible company looks like! Letter from Instant Pot…

I was thrilled to get a wonderfully responsible and friendly letter from the people at Instant Pot. Not only were they friendly and open in their communications, they also were interested in my XRF testing findings and are taking a proactive approach towards improving their product, even though they are not required to do this, […]

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XRFTesting: Instant Pot (Video)

We tested the Instant Pot today in a Facebook Live video! (Tested it for lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic  – etc., – using an XRF Analyzer) Watch the video to see the testing results. Click the Facebook button on the video to share it from Facebook. Click the image below to check out Instant Pots on […]

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#LeadedKitchen: Butterfly Pressure Cookers

Inside nut on Butterfly brand pressure cooker: 120,500 ppm lead. This particular pressure cooker was the potential and likely source of poisoning of a young boy who had a chronic low-level lead exposure that went undetected for more than a year.  He ate rice from this pressure cooker daily. Tested with an XRF —- #XRFTesting […]

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6 Quart Instant Pot Tamara Rubin Lead Safe Mama 8

#AskTamara: Do you have any recommendations for a non-toxic slow cooker?

Originally Posted, June 2014. Question From Stacy (Via Facebook.) Updated: July 2018 QUESTIONS: Dear Tamara, Hello! I love your work and appreciate all the wonderful things you share with us. I was hoping you could help me with 2 things…I would love to get a slow cooker for our family. Do you have any recommendations […]

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