Hershey Sued For Allegedly Selling Lead And Cadmium-Filled Dark Chocolate

  • The suit comes two weeks after an article from Consumer Reports revealed scientific test results of 28 dark chocolate bars, specifically looking for lead and cadmium.
  • Lazazzaro is seeking at least $5 million in damages through the potential class action lawsuit, including at least $500 per transaction, which is allowed under the law in New York.
  • Each of the bars contained heavy metals, the report showed, with 23 chocolate bars from brands like Trader Joe’s Godiva, Dove, and Lindt having potentially harmful levels of lead, cadmium, or both, for those who eat an ounce of chocolate a day.
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