Actually that was a mistake!
Posted by Patricia Bingham on February 24, 1998 at 03:04:26:
In response to Lead and mercury in food dye? Yuck! (nfm), written by Marie Bernadette on February 24, 1998 at 01:43:31
Sorry! I was mistaken about the mercury. It was arsenic instead! Arsenic was sometimes used to produce the color green, lead for red. I fairly certain I got this from What Jane Austen Ate & Charles Dickens knew.
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