Researchers at Ashland University and Occupational Knowledge International tested 42 samples of aluminum cookware made
in 10 developing countries and more than one-third pose a lead exposure
hazard. The cookware also released significant levels of aluminum,
arsenic and cadmium.
Published in the February 1, 2017 issue of Science of the Total Environment, the study was coauthored by Jeffrey Weidenhamer (Trustees' Distinguished Professor of Chemistry), Meghann Fitzpatrick (Senior Biology major), Alison Biro (Toxicology '15), Peter Kobunski (Biochemistry '15), Michael Hudson (Associate Professor of Geology), Rebecca Corbin (Professor of Chemistry), and Perry Gottesfeld (OK International). Visit this AU News Center link for more information.