Tag: toxins

Data Reveals Farmed Salmon To Be One Of The Most Toxic Foods In The World

By Amelia Kinney Aquaculture is often celebrated as a sustainable solution to overfishing, but in reality, farmed salmon may be one of the most toxic foods in the world. As a result of overcrowding, disease, pollution and low-quality fishmeal, the resulting salmon meat is often contaminated and can lack the valuable nutrients of wild-caught salmon….

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Composite Wood, Construction: Authorities Close in on Carcinogenic Formaldehyde Emissions

By Christopher Clark The long list of fraud cases which elude national or regional regulations continues. After the global Volkswagen emissions case, the US and Canadian authorities are turning their eyes to the wood import business, with millions of items being sold on national soil, putting consumer health at risk. The extent of the fraud…

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Is Lead in the US Food Supply Decreasing our IQ?

By Keri Szejda, Arizona State University and Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead exposure, with a focus on food intended for babies and young children. Using a Federal Drug Administration (FDA) database of food samples, EDF reported some pretty…

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Shocking Study Finds Water of 15 million Americans Contains Deadly Cancerous DuPont Chemical

By Annabelle Bamforth A newly-released study and supplementary map show that 15 million Americans are exposed to toxins in their drinking water. The study, released in early June as a collaboration with the Environmental Working Group and the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at Northeastern University, revealed that the issue is present in 27…

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This is how a 1/4 teaspoon of Himalayan salt fights muscle pain, toxins and belly fat

By Organic and Healthy It’s not often you see himalayan pink salt most places besides the grocery store. If your one of those people who breaks this idea than good for you! Imagine having dinner with your family, and there is beautiful, and shiny china set upon soft silk. Your glasses are filled with this…

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Fast Food Packaging Now Found to Have Fluorinated Chemicals

By Heather Callaghan, Editor For all the attention paid to damaging fast food ingredients – it is only recently that a spotlight illuminated its packaging to be among the worst ingredients to which consumers could expose themselves. A comprehensive analysis on the prevalence of highly fluorinated chemicals detected this chemical in more places than originally known. These damaging…

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Banned in the EU, What is This Dangerous Chemical Doing to Americans?

By Alex Pietrowski The rise in health conditions such cancer, diabetes, asthma, obesity, autoimmune diseases and even mental disorders like ADHD, run parallel with the rise in usage of chemicals in agriculture and industry. Our environment is highly contaminated, the average person now has thousands of chemicals in their body that their grandparents did not have,…

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The Shrimp America Imports are Injected with Toxic Chemicals that Cause Cancer, Damage Organs

By Vandita Vietnam’s Mekong Delta is suffering from its worst drought in nearly a century; which, along with salt water contamination, is severely affecting seafood production in the country (more than 81,000 hectares of shrimp breeding ponds in eight provinces have been damaged). Vietnam currently needs around 130 billion breeding shrimp every year, but since…

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“Environmentally Friendly” Products Can Be Seriously Unfriendly to You and the Environment

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Unfortunately words like “environmentally friendly,” “green” or even “biodegradable” may just be a form of green washed, sleight-of-hand that have nothing to do with your or your pets’ health. Since the 1990s, we’ve had a virtually unregulated uprising of chemical products. Back then, there were an estimated 80,000 to 120,000 [1] unregulated…

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