Who knew Disney could be bad for kids?
Posted by jeckert on 11/20/2009
An environmental health advocacy group in California has found high lead levels in seven different toys including Disney and Barbie products. Despite the fact that the group tested over 200 toys and only seven were found to contain lead, the levels of lead present were staggering, some many times the legal limit. Despite the fact that there have been fewer toy-related deaths in the past year than in previous years, all eyes turned to China (where 80 percent of U.S. toys are made). Read more here, and this holiday season, consider checking labels.
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