Over 275 million children in India suffer mild to severe effects of lead poisoning, as per new UNICEF report
Lead has been found in food items like Chili powder, Garam Masala, etc and in a brand of instant noodles popular across India.
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Out of the 89 bottles examined, 76 were positive for low levels of lead and 55 were positive for cadmium
Days after lead was found in instant food Maggi that had raised concerns over packed food items, an analysis of blood samples collected over a period of one year from across the country has revealed that over 23 per cent of the total samples tested positive with lead poisoning.
The Maggi wars are heating up all over the country. But this is not just about Big Bad Maggi and by getting it off the shelves of our stores (and hauling Madhuri Dixit and Big B to court) we will not all be safer and healthier.
As states all over India are now testing to see whether Maggi is safe or not, here are some ways in which lead can harm your body.
Several women taking Ayurvedic medicines during pregnancy were detected with dangerous lead poisoning, US researches said on Thursday, following investigations of cases associated with the use of Ayurvedic medications made in India.