Toxins in dark chocolate, Youth in Wisconsin’s adult criminal justice system

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According to Consumer Reports, different levels of heavy metals have recently been found in dark chocolate products. A food safety researcher explains. We also talk about what happens when youth are charged as adults.

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  • Heavy metals in dark chocolate

    A recent investigation by Consumer Reports found dangerous levels of lead and cadmium in many dark chocolates. We talk to the organization’s head of food testing about what it found, how it decides which foods to test and how consumers can reduce risks.

  • How children fare in Wisconsin's adult court system

    An estimated 53,000 youth are charged as adults each year across the United States, according to the National Center for Juvenile Justice. As a 10 year old Milwaukee boy accused of homicide is being tried as an adult, we examine the difference between the adult and juvenile court system.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Joe Tarr Producer
  • Mackenzie Krumme Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • James Rogers Guest
  • Nikki Olson Guest

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