For me, this brought home the necessity for manufacturers and the government to take responsibility for keeping hazardous substances out of the marketplace. We cannot be totally effective gatekeepers for our own families.
So, what's a person to do, short of get her Ph.D. in chemistry? (I know that you readers are massively smart and accomplished, and some of you may take that challenge seriously). You don't need to -- consider this your cheat-sheet.
The FDA should recognize the latest science and get dangerous chemicals out of food packaging, and young farmers will embrace a new climate-conscious paradigm in farming that makes healthy soil a priority.
Imagine my deep concern that the journal failed to include the substantial body of scientific evidence linking toxic chemicals and radiation to breast cancer. How could this happen? I was not alone in my wondering, and it became very clear to me that I had to set the record straight.
Phthalates used to soften and make flexible rigid plastics like PVC, are also endocrine disrupters. Just like BPA, the impacts from these endocrine disrupters is most dangerous when the fetus is developing.
What's the problem with baby products? There's another side to the images of shiny, happy babies telegraphed so relentlessly in these stores. It's the fact that some of the products on the shelves contain chemicals that are known or suspected health hazards