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    Safety Is Our Only Concern

    Tate Modern. Sunflower seeds. Tiny bit of lead in the process, way below industrial safety limits.  BBC arts editor Will Gompertz quoted as saying

     the latest revelation will raise more questions about possible health risks, and whether the Tate carried out enough safety checks.

    Oh come on, Gompertz; you're meant to be an arts editor; don't you realise that you can NEVER carry out enough safety checks? NEVER.

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