Health Department Warns South Asian NYers About Lead Risks In Spices And Powders

Health Department Warns South Asian NYers About Lead Risks In Spices And Powders

The South Asian community in New York City is at high risk for lead poisoning, the Health Department warned on Wednesday with the launch of a new campaign to raise awareness about lead poisoning. The initiative is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently-announced LeadFreeNYC initiative, which aims to screen apartments and eliminate lead exposure among children over the next two years. [ more › ]