Saturday, July 13, 2024

Big Food and Hotel Giants Trying to Peddle Plastic ‘Authenticity’

More and more businesses across the country are adopting an attitude providing a buy-local, un-corporate, anti-chain alternative for customers. But beware of the corporations that are playing the profitable imitation game—don't be duped.

WHO classifies talc as ‘probably carcinogenic’ for humans

Most human are exposed to talc, which is a naturally occurring mineral mined in many parts of the world, in baby powder, skincare and cosmetics.

Millions Could Lose Obamacare Coverage as Supreme Court Weighs Dubious Koch-Backed Case

Behind the billionaire brothers David and Charles Koch, Competitive Enterprise Institute sued the government in a new challenge to Obamacare. And it's all over an aspect of the law dealing with tax subsidies. Now millions of people's healthcare coverage is in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court.

FDA bans brominated vegetable oil in food because of concerns about chemical’s health harms

Due to the chemical's health hazards such as harmful effects on the nervous system, the agency said the food additive is no longer safe for food use.