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Tableware tested for lead contamination (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: SF Chinatown Shop Removes Dishware Over Lead

A store in San Francisco’s Chinatown has stopped selling dishware that is leaching unsafe levels of lead, following a CBS 5 ConsumerWatch investigation.

06/28/2011

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Santa Clara Passes E-Waste Restriction Bill

Santa Clara County supervisors have passed a bill that aims to stop electronic waste such as computers from being shipped overseas for recycling.

06/25/2011

Tableware tested for lead contamination (CBS)

ConsumerWatch Test Reveals High Levels Of Lead In Tableware

Eating off ceramic cultural tableware could be toxic, according to several environmental groups.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/26/2011

Reusable Grocery Bags (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Study Finds High Lead Levels In Some Reusable Bags

In an effort to go green, many consumers are now turning to reusable bags. But according to a new study, some large retailers are carrying reusable bags that contain dangerous levels of lead.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/24/2011

Reusable Grocery Bags (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Reusable Grocery Bags Raise Health Concern

A recent advertisement that may have some consumers worried: A reusable grocery bag wrapped in police tape along with a warning that reusable bags can contain lead and harbor bacteria.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–12/22/2010

Click Armband Bracelets recalled by Fun Stuff Inc. in September (AP)

Tests Show Lead In Walmart, Target Products

Recent tests from an Oakland-based consumer group have revealed high levels of lead in children’s products sold at Walmart and Target stores.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/13/2010

Calif Health Officials Issue Candy Warning

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ California health officials are warning consumers to avoid an imported grape candy because it contains high lead levels.

08/27/2010

CA Reaches Settlement Over Artificial Turf

OAKLAND, Calif. (KCBS) Some California playgrounds and stadiums will be a lot safer after the state of California reached a settlement with two artificial turf companies that will eliminate dangerous amounts of lead in their […]

07/17/2010

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