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Making A Difference: Dinner Served On 960 Pieces Of Lead-Free Pottery Sends Urgent Message Across Mexico

Barro A 7Did you know that having a great meal in Mexico might also mean being exposed to toxic lead?  This is because much of the beautiful, traditional pottery used in homes and restaurants across Mexico contain lead glazes.

At this year’s Festival Internacional Cervantino, one of the most important arts and cultural events in Latin America, a dinner designed to showcase culinary culture became a milestone in the fight against toxic lead poisoning in Mexico. It is a national crisis affecting over 70% of the population. Read more in The Pollution Blog.

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