Tag: lead

El Chavito Mexican Candy Recalled for High Levels of Lead

El Chavito Mexican Candy Recalled for High Levels of Lead

El Chavito® Saladitos Dried Salted Plums and Enchilados Salted Plums With Chili were recalled due to potential lead contamination.

/ February 4, 2022
Casual Children

Lead Poisoning Test Kits Recalled for False Results; Millions of Children Possibly Affected

There’s a good chance millions of children in the U.S. will need to be tested for lead poisoning after a test kit used to diagnose the condition was found to produce false readings.

/ January 11, 2018
Toxic Face Paint

Tests Find Toxic Metals in Halloween Makeup for Kids

Researchers analyzed dozens of Halloween face paint palettes for kids and found that nearly half contained toxic chemicals or heavy metals like lead.

/ October 27, 2016