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Lead in vinegar

Findings from a November 9, 2009, Environmental Health News report have revealed that many varieties of balsamic vinegar contain trace amounts of lead that are contributing to neurological and other damage in both children and adults. Ingestion of a single tablespoon of vinegar with the highest tested levels of lead was found to potentially raise a child’s blood lead level by 30% while two tablespoons a day would raise it by 55%. Continued