Lead poisoning

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LA County will offer free lead tests for people near plant

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health plans to offer free blood tests for lead poisoning to hundreds of thousands of residents because of worries over toxic pollution from a […]

09/12/2013

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Judge: Some baby foods don’t require lead warnings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – A California judge tentatively ruled this week that some baby foods carrying small amounts of lead do not have to display warning labels. While both sides in the argument acknowledged the […]

07/19/2013

More licorice recalled due to high lead levels

UNION CITY, Calif. (AP) – Health officials are expanding a recall of black licorice products made by a California company after tests showed they contained high levels of lead. The California Department of Health issued […]

09/10/2012

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