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Eating too much black licorice can be dangerous. Should you be worried this Halloween?

October 31, 2019 by


by N’dea Yancey-Bragg Licorice lovers beware: eating large amounts of black licorice might be harmful to your heart health — but as long as you enjoy the treat in moderation, health experts say there’s little to worry about. The candy can contain a chemical compound called glycyrrhizin, which is derived from the root of a low-growing shrub grown […]

Food Safe Guru – Lead in Licorice & Candy – a new trend?

August 24, 2012 by


Boston, MA similar to most major cities has its share of traffic. Navigating a short distance can be a statistical nightmare. If you are a newcomer or even a seasoned Bay Stater, you have to listen to WBZ radio to get the latest traffic on the threes. I knew about te lead problem in licorice in California, most […]