The results of a new scientific study have revealed that the majority of school uniforms and children’s clothes tested contain high levels of toxic PFAS chemicals.
Category: Kidney Problems
Pregnant women are exposed to highly toxic chemicals in personal care and home care products: study
A new study funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has demonstrated that pregnant women in the U.S. are being exposed to highly toxic chemicals in their personal-care/cosmetics and home-care products that can increase the risk of cancer and developmental toxicity to their offspring.
Medical Monitoring Recommended for People Exposed to Toxic PFAS Chemicals
A new report from the National Academies recommends blood tests and medical monitoring for people likely to have high exposure to the toxic chemicals known as PFAS.
Skittles Lawsuit: Toxin Titanium Dioxide
Over the years we have published a number of studies linking the food additive titanium dioxide to a number of serious health consequences. Now a consumer has filed a lawsuit against Mars, Inc. arguing their candy “Skittles” are unfit to eat because they contain a known toxin (yes…titanium dioxide) that the company had pledged six years ago to phase out.
RECALL: Clams Contain Toxic PFAS Chemicals
Bumble Bee brand is recalling its smoked clams after tests by the Food and Drug Administration revealed harmful levels of PFAS. chemicals.
Pesticide Linked to Kidney Disease: Study
A commonly available pesticide has been associated with an increased risk of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Toxic PFAS Forever Chemicals are Leaching into Your Home Air at Worrying Levels, say scientists
New study results have revealed that we are breathing in concerning levels of toxic outgassed PFAS chemicals inside our homes, schools and workplaces everyday.
Big Chemical Hid Data showing Dangers of PFAS Chemicals in Food Packaging
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).
PFAS Chemicals Banned from Fast Food Packaging in New York
New York has now banned the use of per- and polyfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFAS) in food packaging.
Gut Microbiome Affected by Toxic Chemicals in Products, Environment, Food
The microbes that inhabit our bodies are influenced by what we eat, drink, breathe and absorb through our skin, and most of us are chronically exposed to natural and human-made environmental contaminants. In this study, scientists reviewed the research linking dozens of chemicals present in our personal care products, home care products, general environment and our food to changes in the gut microbiome and associated health challenges.