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Bloomberg reports that Wegmans will offer free replacement reusable bags to customers who bought more than 725,000 bags at its stores that have been found to have high lead content.

According to the company, notices will be posted in its stores and on its website today.

The move came after the Empire State Consumer Project in Rochester found that the original bags had a lead content eight times higher than that allowed by New York law.

Wegmans spokesman Jo Natale said that the retailer was not aware of the state regulations and is now rewriting its internal standards based on New York law.
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