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  • Oregon legislators ask CDC for help with Portland air

    Three Oregon legislators have appealed to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for help assessing the public threat from carcinogens found in Portland’s air.

  • ‘Shrek’ glasses going over like a lead balloon

    Lorena Ortiz worries about toys, jewelry – and now “Shrek” glasses – getting recalled because of toxic metals. With two small children at home, Oritz, of Fort Worth, Texas, worries …

  • McDonald’s pulls 12M cadmium-tainted Shrek glasses

    Cadmium has been discovered in the painted design on “Shrek”-themed drinking glasses being sold nationwide at McDonald’s, forcing the burger giant to recall 12 million of the cheap U.S.-made collectibles …

  • Toxic metal common in Miley Cyrus line

    LOS ANGELES – Walmart said Wednesday it is pulling an entire line of Miley Cyrus-brand necklaces and bracelets from its shelves after tests performed for the Associated Press found the …

  • Tests find cadmium in some adult jewelry

    LOS ANGELES – Concern about the heavy metal cadmium in jewelry grew Tuesday as a California environmental group said new testing of adult necklaces and bracelets bought at three leading …

  • Kids’ jewelry draws fire

    LOS ANGELES – The nation’s product safety agency issued an unprecedented warning Wednesday to parents: Don’t give your children cheap metal jewelry. And if they already have some, toss it …

  • Toxic metal cadmium found in kids’ jewelry

    LOS ANGELES – Barred from using lead in children’s jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets …



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