Researchers again report that BPA substitutes (BPS and BPF) are as bad or worse than BPA. In the latest study, prenatal exposure for the BPA-substitute chemical BPF was associated with impaired cognitive development in children.
Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (ET&C) has published a special issue dedicated to PFAS with 32 articles, providing a valuable summarization of risk assessment approaches for PFAS.
A group of scientists have now analyzed data on chemical functions and amounts found in plastic toys, and quantified related children exposure and potential health risks.
A paper published by Project TENDR (Targeting Environmental Neuro-Development Risks), a group of volunteer scientists, health professionals and child advocates working to study and reduce children’s exposure to neurotoxic chemicals and pollutants, calls for a ban on phthalate chemicals commonly found in personal care and home care products.
Uncovering where (and how much) of the environmental contaminant PFAS chemical is in products, food, soil, water and human bodies just became near impossible for research scientists.
McDonald’s, has promised to remove toxic PFAS forever chemicals from food packaging by 2025.
U.S. congressional investigators found “dangerous levels of toxic heavy metals” in certain baby foods that could cause neurological damage.
Researchers have demonstrated that silver embedded in an antimicrobial plastic food packaging can leave the material and form nanoparticles in foods and beverages, particularly in sweet and sugary ones.
The Marine Mammal Center has discovered what is causing a pervasive and aggressive form of cancer in sea lions…Scientists connected the fatal cancer with leaking barrels filled with chemicals that were dumped off the coast of Los Angeles, California in the 1960’s. This discovery means that humans are also at risk.
One of the many additives in highly processed veggie burgers has recently led to a lawsuit filed against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for permitting the additive to be included in the fake burgers sans proper safety testing.