By Chris Wright
Apologies for the ever-so-slightly over-egged headline, but this is some serious ju-ju. The Telegraph are reporting that SCIENTIFIC STUDIES carried out by the BEUC (Europe’s consumer watchdog) have shown that the Spain, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, France, Italy, Portugal and Holland Euro 2012 kits contain ‘worrying’ levels of potentially poisonous metals, compounds and ‘chemical cocktails’.
Lead was found in the strips of six of the countries – Spain, Germany, Ukraine, Russia, France and Italy – with Spain and Germany’s lead levels ‘exceeding the legal level for children’s products’. The Portugal and Holland shirts were also found to contain nickel