Johnson & Johnson (J&J) is asking for a Supreme Court review of a $2 billion verdict against them.
New York firefighters and environmental advocates joined New York Senator Todd Kaminsky to push for the passage of a bill that would ban carcinogenic PBDE flame retardant chemicals in household items.
In May 2021 the European Food Safety Association (EFSA) announced that food dye additive “titanium dioxide” (aka the “white” nanoparticle food coloring *) is no longer considered safe when used as a food additive.
According to documents obtained by researchers, Big Chemical companies DuPont and Daikin knew the dangers of a PFAS chemical compound widely used in food packaging since 2010, but hid them from the public and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
In a four-part series for Public Radio Environmental Health News, Kristina Marusic tested five different families for 40 different chemicals associated with fracking and found that every person studied was carrying a massive chemical body burden.
Pregnant women exposed to even low doses of Propylparaben, a common chemical additive in food and personal care products, may have an increased risk of breast cancer.
Scientists report that brominated fire retardant (BFR) chemicals in household furniture, products (including cookware) and electronics like laptop computers appear to increase the risk of breast cancer.
Uncovering where (and how much) of the environmental contaminant PFAS chemical is in products, food, soil, water and human bodies just became near impossible for research scientists.
The Marine Mammal Center has discovered what is causing a pervasive and aggressive form of cancer in sea lions…Scientists connected the fatal cancer with leaking barrels filled with chemicals that were dumped off the coast of Los Angeles, California in the 1960’s. This discovery means that humans are also at risk.
New York has now banned the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS) in food packaging.