Health + Wellness

FDA Admits Chicken Meat Contains Arsenic

FDA Admits Chicken Meat Contains Arsenic

Center for Food Safety Photo courtesy of Shutterstock Attorneys at Center for Food Safety (CFS) filed a lawsuit on behalf of CFS, the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and seven other U.S. food safety, agriculture, public health and environmental groups to compel the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to respond to the groups’ […]

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    Victory: EU Votes to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides

    Victory: EU Votes to Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides

    Beyond Pesticides Photo courtesy of Shutterstock A landmark decision by the European Commission yesterday, means that bee-killing, neonicotinoid pesticides will experience a continent-wide ban in Europe for two years. A 15-member states majority supported the ban, with eight against and four abstaining. European Health and Consumer Commissioner Tony Borg explains, “Since our proposal is based on a […]

    You Are a Guinea Pig in the Greatest Uncontrolled Experiment Ever Launched

    You Are a Guinea Pig in the Greatest Uncontrolled Experiment Ever Launched

    TomDispatch By David Rosner and Gerald Markowitz Photo courtesy of Shutterstock A hidden epidemic is poisoning America. The toxins are in the air we breathe and the water we drink, in the walls of our homes and the furniture within them. We can’t escape it in our cars. It’s in cities and suburbs. It afflicts […]

    Why You Need to Ditch Dryer Sheets

    Why You Need to Ditch Dryer Sheets

    Wait a minute—how do dryer sheets do that?Mmm, the fresh scent of laundry that’s been dried with dryer sheets. Unfortunately, dryer sheets can contain some harmful chemicals—including hidden fragrance chemicals that lots of people are sensitive to—that vent off into the air we breath and rub off on our clothes and then onto our skin. […]

    Dateline TV Producer Tested for Chemicals—What She Finds Will Shock You!

    Dateline TV Producer Tested for Chemicals—What She Finds Will Shock You!

    Did you catch the Dateline episode yesterday? It was a great report. The producer Andrea Canning wanted to see how her daily behavior could affect the levels of bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates and triclosan in her urine. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy First, she found her baseline numbers, which […]