I bought these straws today, luckily they were only $.99, cause I ended up throwing them in the trash. If you read the warning on the package (which I didn’t see until I got them home), they say that they contain lead, which is known to cause cancer, birth defects etc…! This is very strange to me. I’ve see other products, mostly painted ceramics that have this warning, but not straws! Weird! They are now in my trash can, and from now on I will make sure the straws I buy do not have lead in them. If you are familiar with this topic (lead being in drinking straws) I’d like to hear from you!  Thanks!