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Amulets to Zaprana: Non-Paint Sources of Lead
June 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
In New York City (NYC), elevated blood lead levels in children and adults have been associated with the use of certain consumer products, including health remedies and supplements, foods and spices, cultural powders, and other non-food items purchased abroad or in NYC. This webinar will provide a background on the various identified lead sources and the cultural, ethnic, or religious traditions behind use of these products. The NYC Health Department’s comprehensive approach to identify and reduce exposure to lead in contaminated consumer products will also be discussed