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Wal-Mart still selling Miley Cyrus cadmium jewelry

Posted on May 23, 2010 in Uncategorized

By JUSTIN PRITCHARD The Associated Press Posted: Wednesday, May. 19, 2010 LOS ANGELES Jewelry branded by Miley Cyrus and sold exclusively at Walmarts nationwide contain high levels of the toxic metal cadmium, an Associated Press investigation shows. The world’s largest retailer learned in February that the items are tainted, but has continued selling them. The AP also found that a separate line of jewelry charms being sold at Wal-Mart also had high cadmium levels. Long-term exposure to cadmium can lead to bone softening and kidney failure. Representatives for both Wal-Mart and Miley...

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