Urban gardeners beware: There may be lead in your soil and food

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Urban gardeners beware: There may be lead in your soil and food

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Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis are studying the lead level in urban soil and found it raises concern for urban gardeners. Care needs to be taken to ensure that lead does not adhere to food crops.

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HDCN: Soil used by urban gardeners may be contaminated with lead. http://bit.ly/cfI8HE

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Urban gardeners beware: There may be lead in your soil and food

eurekalert.org — “Researchers from the School of Science at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis are studying the lead level in urban soil and found it raises concern for urban gardeners. Care needs to be taken to ensure that lead does not adhere to food crops.View full resource at eurekalert.org

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labspaces.net — “Not since victory gardens helped World War II era Americans on the home front survive food shortages have urban gardens been as necessary and popular as they are today. With more food production in cities, the safety of the produce grown there becomes increasingly important.View full resource at labspaces.net

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