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The metals used as adulterants in chocolates are lead and copper.Why other metals aren't used as adulterant in chocolate?

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why other metals aren't used as adulterant in chocolate? thats the question. Am surfing to find it.


Contamination can result from heavy metals such as lead and/or cadmium. Scientific studies indicate that lead present in the air can be absorbed by the cocoa plant which is the main ingredient of chocolate and chocolate products.this means that adulterants like lead are present not as a direct result of intentional adulteration. Its a side affect of unintentional adulteration and is due to the natural characters of cocoa.

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