- February 12, 2018
Dark chocolate: These unwanted chemicals were found in test
A test of 12 bars of dark chocolate from The Danish Consumer Council THINK Chemicals showed that all the chocolates contained unwanted substances, including: cadmium, lead, mineral oils, and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs).
The problematic substances, however, vary widely in quantity. All the chocolates in the test contained the heavy metal cadmium. Cadmium is transferred from the soil to the cocoa beans and therefore ends up in the finished bar of chocolate.
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