A report by the Environmental Working Group reveals that an estimated 2,000 untested chemicals, several of them known or suspected carcinogens, are legally present in conventional packaged foods sold in U.S. supermarkets. But this major public health concern is largely unrecognized by the Food and Drug Administration, which operates under a policy on food additives dating back to 1958.
A handful of multibillion-dollar chemical companies have waged war on our bodies and our environment for nearly 70 years without our knowledge...
"What this calls for is additional research to determine how widespread this contamination is and how high the levels are."
"We urgently need action to protect clean water not more deregulation."
Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows; regulatory protections questioned.
Scientific scrutiny of pesticide residue in food grows – regulatory protections are being questioned.
Data just doesn't add up behind industry conclusions on chlorpyrifos – a controversial insecticide linked to brain impacts for children.
A family of chemicals – known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases – has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed.
What if honeybee health was greatly affected by commonly used pesticides, causing colonies to die en masse?
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