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Apr 10 2015
For the fifth year in a row, EWG ’s Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in ProduceTM ranks apples at the top of the Dirty Dozen PlusTMlist of non-organic fruits and veggies with high levels of pesticide residues. Even more pesticides may be found on recently approved genetically engineered (or “GMO”) Arctic® Apples when they hit the shelves. The U.S. Department of...
Apr 10 2015
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Apr 7 2015
New ingredient in plastic bottles, receipts has same effect on lab animals as the old chemical does. Many consumers avoid products that contain bisphenol-A (BPA) because the estrogen-imitating chemical has been linked to an array of health effects in people and animals. But new research published Thursday suggests that an ingredient that has replaced BPA in many items may have a similar effect on...
Apr 7 2015
Goodbye gluten, hello mycotoxin. The mold byproduct hiding in everything from dog food to coffee is poised to become the next health buzzword. Hot on the heels of a lawsuit alleging that thousands of dogs may have been poisoned by mycotoxins, a toxic mold byproduct found in grains, a new study places them in an even more sinister location: our breakfast cereal. Published in the Journal of...
Apr 7 2015
SAN DIEGO — Exposure during pregnancy to a combination of fire retardant chemicals and phthalate chemicals, which are present in the average home, may contribute to autistic-like behaviors in offspring, according to a Canadian study presented at ENDO 2015. The research only involved animal models but it points to potentially preventable causes of autism. Today, autism remains a diagnosis with...

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