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Cashew Nuts: A Toxic Industry

Cashews themselves aren’t toxic, but they are surrounded by a shell that consists of the toxic oil urushiol.  Coming into contact with urushiol can cause itching, blisters, and skin rashes. Because raw cashews are processed in such a careful and meticulous way, it’s rare that someone will accidentally consume a contaminated nut.  Read more....

 

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