The results of a new scientific study have demonstrated that exposure to phthalates — a ubiquitous group of chemicals found in everything from plastics to personal care products to electronics — may disrupt an important hormone needed to sustain a healthy pregnancy.
Scientists have recently demonstrated that the direct transmission of bisphenol A (BPA) from a mother to her developing child via the placenta could negatively impact fetal brain development.
The results of a recent study indicate that pregnant women exposed to these ubiquitous chemicals (phthalates are found in food/drinks, home care products and personal care products) can harm the reproductive systems of female offspring.
A new study has found that eating ultra-processed foods can increase the likelihood of a subsequent, more likely fatal heart attack–or stroke–in individuals who have already suffered an initial heart attack.
The results of a new scientific study have demonstrated that exposure to plastic-associated chemicals such as phthalates can increase the risk of high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.
Scientists discovered that a common food emulsifier CMC (Cellulose Gum/carboxymethylcellulose) and some other emulsifiers, altered gut bacteria resulting in more severe disease in a range of chronic inflammatory conditions, including colitis, metabolic syndrome and colon cancer.
Buyer Beware: If you choose to throw that low-cost honey into your cart beware that it may be adulterated.
The bipartisan bill known as “Keep Food Containers Safe from PFAS Act” is getting another chance among legislators with S.3169 – Keep Food Containers Safe from PFAS Act of 2021. The purpose of the legislation is to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the introduction or delivery for introduction into interstate commerce of food packaging containing intentionally added PFAS chemicals.
A new investigative study conducted by Consumer Reports has uncovered potentially dangerous chemicals in commonly used herbs and spices.
Scientists are calling for a better understanding of the health ramifications of ubiquitous ‘grease proofing’ chemicals that have been used for decades in US foods.