Lead Paint Bean Pot.

Discussion in 'Cooking Equipment Reviews' started by carpenter, Oct 16, 2011.

  1. carpenter

    carpenter

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    I recently bought a clay "ollo" (bean pot) from Mexico.  I cooked a batch of beans and noticed a silverish film on the inside of the pot.  I was able to scrub it off.  I'm guessing this is a result of lead paint?  Is this the case and do I need to worry/?  I suppose I shouldn't use the pot but boy, the beans sure taste good cooked in it.  Is there a way to delead this pot or is it something else that I should worry about?

    Thanks,

    Mike
     
  2. phatch

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