Friday, November 19, 2010

Some "Lead-Free" Pottery Can Still Taint Food

/PRNewswire/ -- Colorful pottery may look nice on the dining room table. But beware: it can cause serious harm if it can contaminate food placed in it with lead.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says it has confirmed reports that traditional ceramic pottery made by several manufacturers in Mexico -- and labeled "lead free" -- in fact contains lead.

Learn about this pottery, and steps you can take to detect it, at

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