Archaeologists in Leeds, England discovered more than 600 beer bottles at the site of an old Victorian brewery. Stacked neatly beneath a cellar staircase, the beer inside these 19th-century bottles contains dangerous concentrations of lead.
A bright green frog-shaped pencil case targeting children on Amazon contained 80 times the federal legal limit for lead, according to an investigation by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office. This was among dozens of children’s school supplies being sold on Amazon with illegal levels of toxic metals.
As if getting shot weren’t bad enough, a bullet that stayed lodged in a man’s knee gave him lead poisoning and a nasty bout of arthritis—a whopping 14 years after it first found him.