Nigeria’s National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, NAFDAC, has warned Nigerians to be careful of the distribution and sales of a particular brand of Maggi noodles produced by N

Soldering materials were one of the main causes of the lead-in-water scandal, according to the chairman of a review committee on fresh water quality in public estates.

The tanneries in Kasur in Pakistan, where the world-famous handmade “Kasuri jutti” is made, is spreading pollution across the border in Punjab.

People who take unregulated complementary medicines are at a higher risk of being contaminated by heavy metals, a medical scientist has warned.

Water with lead levels nearly 80 times World Health Organisation safety standards has been found at the Hong Kong public housing estate where the city’s tainted water scandal began, in the latest r

Rivers in western Uttar Pradesh like Kali, Krishna and Hindon have been polluted to dangerous levels because of the industrial waste released illegally into them by the industries.

Narrow pipes installed with materials welded together with lead could be responsible for excessive levels of the heavy metal found in Hong Kong water, a member of the task force set up to investiga

On 8 November 2013, super typhoon Haiyan made landfall in Philippines. On 24 November, the Chinese hospital ship arrived in Philippines to help with disaster relief efforts. Drinking water was collected at a variety of locations, and the concentration levels of lead were determined with field test kit. The results showed that the levels of lead in 67% of total collected water samples exceeded WHO's standard. Afterwards, the local government had taken many measures to ensure a safe water supply in next few months.

The lead-in-water scare has spread to another primary school where a sample was found to contain levels of the heavy metal more than 21 times over the safe limit.

VISAKHAPATNAM: Urging people to use clay Vinayakas coloured with vegetable paints, the president of the Visakha Public Library S Vijay Kumar said that Plaster of Paris and chemical colours are harm