Lead in spices, herbal remedies, ceremonial powders is highly injurious, particularly for children

Dr. K.S. Parthasarathy(IANS)   The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention has found that in North Carolina, 61 children of Asian descent (specifically, Indians, Pakistanis, and Afghans) have elevated blood lead levels (BLLs). They used non-edible (kumkum, sindoor, surma) and edible(saffron, turmeric) items that had high lead levels. Some children ate Balgutti Kessaria (an […]