California could become the first state to ban lead ammunition.
A consumer advocacy group says new documents show that officials were aware of dangerous arsenic emissions and leaky pipes releasing hazardous waste into the soil before ordering Exide Technologies to suspend operations in April.
California has filed a lawsuit against Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s and other food retailers, alleging they are selling ginger and plum candies tainted by lead without warning labels required by state law.
A bill that seeks to ban lead ammunition in California promises to revive a debate between gun groups and environmental advocates.
State health officials are warning consumers to avoid eating a popular line of licorice candy products that may contain levels of lead exceeding state standards.
One-pound bags of Red Vines Black Licorice are being recalled after the state Department of Health found they contained high levels of lead.
Regulators found 343 pieces of toxic jewelry with lead and cadmium concentrations — some as high as 1,000 times than levels deemed safe for consumers.
Leticia Nunez, 38, is accused of selling counterfeit designer handbags, jewelry and other accessories that may have contained hazardous amounts of lead.
The Mateel Environmental Justice Foundation has filed a lawsuit that claims to be excessive levels of lead at Disneyland.
The owners and manager of a downtown Los Angeles jewelry store have been sentenced to up to 30 months in federal prison for illegally importing and selling fake designer jewelry, some of which had dangerous levels of lead.
“Silver Bells” and “O Christmas Tree” are not just classic songs for this Christmas season — they’re also two potential holiday hazards.
Remember those collector’s glasses that were deemed a threat to kids due to their cadmium content? Well, they aren’t for kids after all — and now the U.S. says their perfectly safe.
U.S. officials say the glasses featuring characters from “Star Wars” and “The Wizard Of Oz” contain up to 1,000 times the federal limit for lead in children’s products.
Paper or plastic may not be environmentally-friendly, but a recent investigation shows reusable grocery bags may pose a significant lead exposure risk to shoppers.
Researchers say brass plumbing products can yield high levels of lead into drinking water — even in brand new buildings using products with specifications required under California law.