Fracking Chemicals Toxic and Dangerous: Growing Scientific Evidence

There is growing scientific evidence of a correlation between the oil industry’s fracking activities and an array of serious health problems.

FDA Revisits Safety of BPA

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally decided to take another look at the safety of allowing food manufacturers to inject BPA (bisphenol-A) into consumers food containers. The chemical leaches from the containers like cans and plastic bottles into our food. That much scientists have known for a very long time.  And BPA is an endocrine disruptor linked with myriad of very serious health outcomes–that too we have known for a long time. Additionally, it takes very little BPA inside food containers to raise the risk of serious health problems.

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.