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US study finds Bangladeshi spice makers add copious amounts of lead to turmeric

September 28, 2019

Lead is particularly dangerous when ingested by young children or pregnant women – it can impact the central nervous system and cause cognitive impairments or increase risks of miscarriages and premature births. To add to the detrimental effects, researchers from Stanford University, California, have recently presented evidence of increased lead exposure in rural Bangladesh, with […]

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