BY SHARON UDASIN – 05/19/22 4:42 PM ET The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Thursday that it will not impose a total ban on a set of dangerous chemicals commonly found in fast-food packaging, angering scientists and environmental groups who have long pressed for their removal. The decision came in response to three separate petitions requesting that the FDA limit the use of compounds called phthalates, which are known to disrupt hormone function and have been linked to birth defects, infertility, learning disabilities and neurological disorders.… Read the rest
One of the most popular "healthy" snacks on the market, processed cheese (sliced, shredded, sticks, etc.) turns out to be heavily contaminated with phthalates, a class of ingredients that causes endocrine disruption used in the tubes, rollers, wrappers, inks, conveyer belts and other plastic parts that knead, slice, shred, wrap and move your processed cheese.
Unnatural Air Fresheners May Be Doing Toxic Damage: Here’s How To Get Rid Of Unwanted Odors Naturally Smells and odors are inextricably linked to the deep genetic memory of our ancestors. Smell is one of the first signs that something is amiss, for instance that a potential food or water source has gone bad, or that a companions wound is serious.… Read the rest