Saturday, September 30, 2023

Aspartame carries potential risk of cancer in humans, new study

Starting this month, IARC will list the artificial sweetener as "possibly carcinogenic to humans" for the first time.

The problem with ‘humanely raised’ poultry and eggs

Chicken producers are misleading consumers with misinformation.

The 2024 election could be Big Pharma’s reckoning

It’s clear at this point that the 2024 election could very well hinge on which party can capture the populist mantle on Big Pharma.

Scientists warn about dangers of disinfectants

“It’s ironic that the chemicals we’re deploying in vain for one health crisis are actually fueling another.”

Oxfam reveals how rich nations are helping for-profit health industry exploit poor patients

Development finance institutions run by wealthy countries have fueled "a free-for-all of private greed over public good," the humanitarian group shows in a new report.

3M to pay $10.3 billion to settle water pollution suit over PFAS ‘forever chemicals’

“We have reached the largest drinking water settlement in American history, which will be used to help filter PFAS from drinking water that is served to the public.”

Sanders-led panel exposes Big Pharma for ‘ripping off’ Americans with publicly funded meds

"It is unacceptable that half of new prescription drugs invented with the help of NIH scientists now cost more than $111,000," said the HELP Committee chair, urging action by the Biden administration to cut prices.

Big oil shill tells Fox viewers there is ‘no health risk’ from inhaling toxic...

"He has been trying to recast air pollution—particularly PM2.5—as innocuous for decades, since he was working for Big Tobacco."

Like tobacco and Big Oil, secret docs show chemical companies knew PFAS dangers

"The industry used several strategies that have been shown common to tobacco, pharmaceutical, and other industries to influence science and regulation—most notably, suppressing unfavorable research and distorting public discourse."

Countries introduce legislation to ban or restrict vapes

Vaping has become popular among youth, but comes with an environmental impact.