Monday, October 8, 2012

Locavores Beware: Lead In Eggs From NYC Backyard Chickens

From The New York Times, "Worries About Lead for New York City’s Garden-Fresh Eggs" by Julie Scelfo:
Preliminary results from a New York State Health Department study show that more than half of the eggs tested from chickens kept in community gardens in Brooklyn, Bronx and Queens had detectable levels of lead, unlike their store-bought counterparts.

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