There is evidence suggesting that the compost-based, eco-friendly food packaging used by some carryout restaurants and delis contain toxic PFAS chemicals which have been demonstrated to leach into the food–and therefore into the consumer’s body.
They have been banned for years, but they are still in the environment–and in your food–and they have now been linked to premature death. Despite the ban, PCBs (Polychlorinated biphenyls) decompose very slowly and are stored in fatty tissue, so they remain present in animals and humans today.
Results from a recent scientific study have revealed that common synthetic chemicals found in food, personal care and household care … More
As we have reported numerous times over the past several years, phthalates, the endocrine-disrupting chemical compound in plastics commonly present … More
Many people are unaware that potentially dangerous chemicals of concern are lurking inside their homes. A few of the studies … More
Is exposure to phthalates during pregnancy dangerous? We have posted numerous studies over the years linking phthalates to a number … More
New research on environmental chemicals reveals two activities that may actually lower your exposure to toxic flame retardant chemicals in … More
Do you think you are living a healthy life because you eat a relatively clean, organic diet? Think again. A … More
In the first of a kind study examining how common household chemicals called “PFRs” may affect reproductive health, researchers discovered … More
Parabens…these ubiquitous chemical preservatives are in our personal care products, cosmetics, soaps–even processed foods. Researchers studying the effects of these … More