Hershey’s chocolate bars have been found to contain dangeroous levels of heavy metals. Photo: Reuters
Hershey’s chocolate bars have been found to contain dangeroous levels of heavy metals. Photo: Reuters

US chocolate firm Hershey being sued after tests reveal ‘dangerous and harmful’ heavy metals in 23 bars

  • Customer Christopher Lazazzaro accuses the giant confectionery company of ‘deceptive and misleading’ marketing – seeks damages of at least US$5 million
  • Results show that, for 23 bars, eating an ounce a day means an adult could consume more lead and cadmium levels than health authorities consider safe

Hershey’s chocolate bars have been found to contain dangeroous levels of heavy metals. Photo: Reuters
Hershey’s chocolate bars have been found to contain dangeroous levels of heavy metals. Photo: Reuters
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