- The U.S. Public Interest Research Group's (PIRG) "Trouble in Toyland" report has revealed dangerous levels of lead in the Captain American Soft Shield among other toys.
- A new independent lab report shows some bottled green teas contain very few antioxidants, and some loose-leaf green teas have lead.
- A new study has revealed that the rise and fall of leaded gasoline strongly correlates with the pattern of violent crime rates in America.
- Doctors Without Borders said Nigeria had failed to deliver on promises to tackle a deadly lead poisoning epidemic and called on president Goodluck Jonathan to intervene.
- Exposure to mercury in womb and lead after birth can lead to ADHD in children, says a new study from Canada.