Chemical Watch Blog

Toxic Smoke Bombs Used on Protestors by Feds: Study

Federal agents in Portland used toxic and potentially deadly smoke grenades more than two dozen times over the summer as they attempted to disperse demonstrators protesting for social and racial justice.

The Problem with Lead

Problems with lead exposure in the U.S. are far more pervasive and far closer to home than many might think–namely, in the food we eat (leaching from food packaging containers), in cosmetics like lipstick, and lead in bottled water bought at the supermarket.  But the other problem with lead–why it still exists in our food, cosmetics and water–is a political one.  A group of organizations has recently sent a formal petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urging the agency to revise its outdated standards for lead in food to better protect the public.

Ingredients + Warning: Covid Vaccine

Medical experts are warning people who have a history of severe allergic reactions (such as anaphylactic shock) to vaccines, food, or medications to avoid getting the new Covid vaccination until they first discuss their situation with their healthcare provider.