In an alarming revelation from food industry watchdogs, it’s been found that 29 of 30 mac and cheese products test positive for toxic chemicals called phthalates. Keep reading to learn more about why these food products should be avoided.
Sperm levels among Western men have plunged to a record low, new research reveals. It has fallen by more than 50% in 40 years, and is showing no signs of slowing down. The study did not examine causes but scientists believe the amount of chemicals used in everyday products, industry and farming may be behind […]
Researchers have found that common household pesticides can persist in homes for up to a year. These results, calculated by the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, displayed the longevity of toxic chemicals and how controlled lab experiments may not necessarily reflect real-life applications.
In the Central Valley of California, hundreds of wells that provide water to a million people are tainted with a chemical that some experts say is one of the most powerful cancer-causing agents in the world.
A recent study has revealed that concentrations of airborne polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) may persist in schools and may cause some students to breathe in the chemicals, which in turn may expose them to higher levels than when they inadvertently consume the chemicals through food.
Researchers at Columbia University found girls with high concentrations of certain chemicals found in many children’s shampoos and other personal care products have lower thyroid hormone levels, which is critical for healthy brain development.
The average U.S. woman uses 12 personal care products and/or cosmetics a day, containing 168 different chemicals, according to the Environmental Working Group (EWG). While most men use fewer products, they’re still exposed to about 85 such chemicals daily.