FDA to Lower Lead Levels in Fruit Juice

Based on a report that has found “concerning levels of lead” in U.S. fruit juice* the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) now plans to lower the acceptable levels of lead permitted in fruit juice.

Dangerous Chemicals Found in Reusable Plastic Drinking Bottles: Study

Scientists detected more than 400 different chemicals from plastic reusable drinking bottles and over 3,500 substances derived from dishwasher soap after putting these bottles through the dishwasher. Several of these substances are potentially quite harmful to human health, including endocrine-disrupting chemicals and insecticides like DEET.

Millions of Cases of Asthma may be Caused by Chemicals in Air Pollution: New study

A new study has found that nearly 2 million new cases of pediatric asthma every year may be caused by a traffic-related air pollutant, a problem particularly important in big cities.  Equally disturbing, a second study by the same research team finds that 1.8 million excess deaths around the world are linked to urban air pollution.

PCBs, Agent Orange, GMO seeds and Roundup Weedkiller: Monsanto’s Legacy Lives On

Food, Faith & Hope…that is the spin Monsanto gave to stockholders and the general public when plotting to change their image from the creators of life-destroying Agent Orange and PCBs to the humanitarian developers and pushers of Glyphosate weedkiller and GMO seeds.  All of Monsanto’s legacy chemical products are now known to be toxic. And in one form or another, are still contaminating our lives. Their history is as convoluted as it has been profitable…