Category: Sean Palfrey

Experts split over health concerns from lead in schools’ water

Boston Globe (subscription required) Sean Palfrey, School of Medicine A pediatrician told worried parents of Boston school children earlier this month that the amount of lead contamination found in the water in some schools was extremely unlikely to have harmed their children. But other experts aren’t so sure… Expert quote: “We know that there will […]

Toxic chocolate Valentine surprise

Associated Press Sean Palfrey, School of Medicine Consumer health watchdog As You Sow filed notices of legal action today against Hershey’s, See’s Candies, and Mars, alleging violation of California’s Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act for failure to warn consumers of the toxic chemical cadmium in the companies’ chocolate products… Expert quote: “No amount […]