Lead and Cadmium in Chocolate

Does anyone know if anything happened as a result of these findings? For example, did Hershey’s or Trader Joe’s revise their products to lower the lead content?

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Apparently the cocoa bean has a freakish ability to absorb lead from the atmosphere so in counties where unleaded gasoline is sold, chocolate has some issues. Nigeria is an example, which is the fourth largest cocoa producing country.

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