JOANNA HAYDEN, PHD, CHES
A study done in the U.K. looking at the lead and cadmium content of the lip area of decorated drinkware, (drinking glasses, shot glasses, beer glasses, etc.) found these heavy metals in 70% of the samples they tested. All were made in China or a European country. All colors of paint and glaze including gold leaf contained one or both of the metals. The results were published last week in ...
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