Dangerous Chemicals Uncovered in Common Herbs, Spices: Consumer Reports Lab Investigation

A new investigative study conducted by Consumer Reports has uncovered potentially dangerous chemicals in commonly used herbs and spices.

Autism Linked to PBDE Fire Retardant Chemical on Furniture, Carpets

Scientists have uncovered another link between autism/autistic behaviors and toxic chemicals common in household environments.  More specifically, a recent animal study demonstrated that adult subjects exposed to PBDEs pass on these neuroendocrine-disrupting chemicals to their developing offspring. Further, the female offspring show traits relevant to autism spectrum disorders.