Coffee machines 'leave lead in drink' | Coffee News | Scoop.it

The investigation by the Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) in Berlin found two thirds of espresso machines tested released high levels of lead after undergoing regular cleaning for limescale, Spiegel reported.

Researchers measured the concentrations of lead in water going through the machine immediately after cleaning at up to...


"The lead emissions need to be minimized to guarantee users' safety," a spokesman told Spiegel.