The FDA now has a “Closer to Zero ” initiative for reducing childhood exposure to harmful contaminants in food.
Category: Reproductive Disorders
Lawsuit: Carcinogenic Chemicals in Hair Care Products
A new lawsuit alleges the personal care giants L’Oréal and four other companies sold hair relaxers to the public knowing they had a risk of causing uterine cancer.
US PFAS Contamination Map: Study
Scientists have found there are over 50,000 PFAS-contaminated sites throughout the United States. See the map.
Prenatal Exposure to Phthalate Chemicals Damaging to Girl Babies
The results of a recent study indicate that pregnant women exposed to these ubiquitous chemicals (phthalates are found in food/drinks, home care products and personal care products) can harm the reproductive systems of female offspring.
Chemical Alternative to Phthalates Looks Promising
New study finds no observable effects of the phthalate-replacement chemical DINCH on reproductive hormones.
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.
Toxic Forever Chemicals Lurking in Eco-Friendly Food Packaging?
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.
RoundUp Glyphosate Adverse Effects on the Body Carry Over to Future Generations
In the first of its kind study scientists have just discovered that adverse effects on the body from popular weedkiller RoundUp (glyphosate) carry over to future generations–and in some cases, even get worse.
U.S. homes are like mini chemical storage facilities: New study
Do you think you are living a healthy life because you eat a relatively clean, organic diet? Think again. A … More
Chemicals in Personal Care Products may Soon Start to be Regulated
As we have been beating the drum about for the past decade, scientific research has revealed there are numerous chemicals … More