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Heavy metals in chocolate bars


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3 hours ago, palo said:

Not a food recall per se, but rather a shoutout to those trying to lose "weight"

 

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2587034

 

Be warned!

 

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That is terrible news!  But thank you for posting it, @palo

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4 hours ago, palo said:

Not a food recall per se, but rather a shoutout to those trying to lose "weight"

 

https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=2587034

 

Be warned!

 

p

Here is a more nuanced approach. 
 

Johns Hopkins Medicine toxicologist Andrew Stolbach told NPR that MADLs are set to be "very conservative" to account for people with higher risk due to their age and other medical conditions. When the chocolate is consumed in moderate amounts, the lead and cadmium levels are nothing to worry about, he says.

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