Tag: Pb isotopes
Fingerprinting Lead in Bangladesh Turmeric
by karrie on September 25, 2019 12:29 pmSome spice processors in Bangladesh use an industrial lead chromate pigment to imbue turmeric with a bright yellow color prized for curries and other traditional dishes, elevating blood lead levels in Bangladeshis. Read more in the Stanford Report.
Turmeric adulteration by lead chromate
by karrie on December 18, 2018 12:39 pmThe Washington Post highlights Jenna Forsyth’s work on Pb adulteration in turmeric. Lead isotopic measurements were made in the Stanford SIGMA facility and the findings were published in ES&T.