Reusable Grocery Bags May Contain Lead

Consumers saying no to paper sacks and plastic bags may have unwittingly exposed themselves and the environment to lead. Winn Dixie and Publix reusable bags have been tested for lead and lead was found to be present. Fears are,it can rub off on food items.  If the bags have lead and break down in land fills it could effect ground water and the soil thus hurting the environment.

SOURCES:
http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LEAD_IN_BAGS_SCHUMER?SITE=FLTAM&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=news_generic.htm

http://www.newsmax.com/US/US-Lead-in-Bags/2010/11/14/id/376964

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~ by riffenberg on November 14, 2010.

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