Tag: toxins

The Pervasiveness of Toxic Petrochemicals in Household Products and How to Avoid Them

By Anna Hunt It may come as a surprise that your fragrant body wash, baby’s diapers, or lovely scented candles are actually filled with toxic petrochemicals. These include benzene derivatives, aldehydes, phthalates, and countless others. Many are potentially carcinogenic, some disrupt hormone production, and some haven’t been tested to ascertain their safety. The Environmental Protection…

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Environmental Group Finds 267 Toxins in Tap Water Across the U.S.

By Anna Hunt Research conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) revealed that hundreds of contaminants are present in U.S. tap water. To be exact, EWG revealed that 267 out of 500 contaminants were detected during tests conducted by more than 48,000 utilities companies across 50 states. This shows that no matter where you live…

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Smoking Gun Docs Released Proving EPA/Chemical Companies Conspiracy—MSM Silent

By Justin Gardner Secrecy, collusion, deception, cover-up, concealment. These are some of the words used in a bombshell report to describe how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal regulators sacrificed human and environmental health on the altar of corporate profit. Through the determined work of watchdogs at the Bioscience Resource Project and the…

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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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