For years, the scientific community has been debating the exact effects of endocrine disruptors on the human body. Now, the environmental ministry of France is calling for urgent action from the Council of the European Union, arguing that the potential dangers of endocrine disruptors must be acknowledged immediately.
Recently, federal officials from the Environmental Protection Agency and the Food and Drug Administration issued new recommendations regarding seafood consumption limits for women who are pregnant and nursing. This release marks the first update on recommended fish consumption since 2004. In this update, recommendations were made in regards to the minimum amount of low-mercury fish a pregnant woman should eat. Past recommendations were fairly general and only recommended a maximum amount. Recommendations from these organizations often based their guidelines on the fact that most fish can be a prime source […]
The negative health consequences of aluminum exposure have been recognized for quite some time. Unfortunately, this knowledge has not precipitated a mass removal of aluminum from common, household products such as deodorant, cookware, and food storage items.
Despite the vast number of scientific studies and individual reports of serious side effects following the use of genetically-modified livestock feed, regulatory authorities and agricultural Big Business continue to allow potentially hazardous crops into circulation.   
Consumer concerns regarding the pesticide contamination of commonly-consumed crops, like corn and wheat, have been voiced for decades. This, along with the rising issue of pesticide resistance of many common agricultural pests, have led scientists to develop genetically-altered crops that produce their own insecticides. These genetically-modified organisms, or GMOs, come with their own unfortunate set of side effects, possibly contributing to more issues than previously existed.
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