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  1. Lifestyle - Health - QUIZ CADMIUM

    Quiz: Cadmium in food

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com Cadmium, a heavy metal that occurs naturally in the earth's crust, ranks high on the list of environmental toxins that pose considerable health threats. According to the Hong Kong Centre for Food Safety, cadmium is ingested mainly through food. Plants, animals, fish and shellfish will absorb cadmium when grown in a contaminated ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, July 20, 2014

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:54am by AGENCIES

    ... greater concentrations of residual pesticides and the toxic metal cadmium. "This shows clearly that organically grown fruits, vegetables and grains deliver tangible nutrition and food safety ...

  3. Lifestyle - Technology - SHORT SCIENCE

    Short Science, February 16, 2014

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 03:51am by AGENCIES

    ... Dik described how cadmium yellow turned greyish in Van Gogh's painting Flowers in a Blue Vase from 1889. AFP   Atomic power 'accident waiting to happen' A magnitude ...

  4. Lifestyle

    Filmmaker behind Beijing waste exposé turns attention to trash trade

    Posted Jan 13th 2014, 01:06pm by Andrea Chen

    ... in Hong Kong, which found samples of grain imported from the mainland contained cadmium, a toxic heavy metal. "It could be a result of leachate from [an] open dump." According to Wang, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Batteries will power on despite Dreamliner glitch with lithium-ion-fuelled cells

    Posted Mar 31st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... metals including lead, zinc, cadmium, nickel and lithium. Lithium batteries have proven especially attractive as they produce high power relative to their size. This is mainly because lithium ...

  6. Lifestyle - Health

    How food scandals are forcing Beijingers to search out organic alternatives

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by XU DONGHUAN

    ... Xu Donghuan donghuan.xu@scmp.com Mainland food scandals have sent urban dwellers in search of alternative sources of sustenance away from the cities, writes Xu Donghuan greenery Rat meat is passed off as mutton, ginger is laced with pesticide and, more recently, rice products are found to contain high levels of cadmium, a heavy metal that causes kidney failure, osteoporosis, cancer ...



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