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.
New scientific research has revealed that chicken nuggets, burritos and other popular items consumers buy from fast food outlets in the United States contain dangerous endocrine-disrupting chemicals that are linked to a long list of serious health problems.
A new study has revealed that daily exposure to toxic chemicals called phthalates, commonly used in the manufacture of plastic food containers and many cosmetics, may lead to roughly 100,000 premature deaths among older Americans every year.
New study results have revealed that we are breathing in concerning levels of toxic outgassed PFAS chemicals inside our homes, schools and workplaces everyday.
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finally banned the use of the toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos on food crops. The new rule will take effect in six months.
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.
Early exposure to toxic PFAS chemicals, including PFOA found in nonstick cookware and thousands of other consumer products, can lead to cardiometabolic defects later in life.
If you think buying certain green products will help your fellow humans, animals and the environment, think again. According to researchers who tested one so-called ‘green’ product, when it comes to some eco-friendly straws, the exact opposite is true. Their findings? Some companies coat permeable products like biodegradable straws with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS). Yes, that is correct…some companies are coating so-called ‘eco-straws’ with the toxic Forever Chemical.
A scientific study has demonstrated that men who have been exposed in utero to products known to contain endocrine disrupting chemicals (Phthalates and pesticides in particular) are twice more likely to have semen volume and total sperm count per ejaculation below the reference values set by the World Health Organization (WHO).
According to the 2021 rating report card of retailers, a dozen major companies earned an “F” for failing to publicly address the growing problem of toxic chemicals that may be in the products they sell to consumers.