A study shows that children with autism spectrum disorder have more lead and fewer vital nutrients in their baby teeth, suggesting heavy metal exposure.
A WHO report details the environmental harms caused by cigarettes and by tobacco products in general, including deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.
In a recent study, where tuna was caught was nearly as important as its species, in terms of contamination from PCBs, flame retardants, and pesticides.
An analysis of drinking water systems across the U.S. shows that every single zip code looked at contained some type of contaminant.
Supermarkets and dollar stores are still selling canned foods containing the endocrine-disrupting chemical, BPA, including Kroger’s and Albertson’s.
A fresh batch of Monsanto documents raise more questions about whether or not the company suppressed information showing Roundup causes cancer.
The EPA’s inspector general is investigating allegations that a former EPA official colluded with Monsanto to hide evidence that glyphosate causes cancer.
In a letter to the FDA commissioner, Sen. Chuck Schumer called on the agency to launch a study into the consequences of using phthalates in food packaging.
A nonprofit group found that about 20% of the baby foods and fruit juices they tested contained detectable levels of lead. There is no “safe” level of lead.
A group of 200 scientists and medical professionals are calling on the FDA to tightly restrict the production and use of triclosan and triclocarban.
The FDA quietly started testing for glyphosate residues in foods again after getting flak for testing for less-used herbicides.
A group of Democratic senators have introduced a bill that would ban agricultural use of the neurotoxic pesticide, chlorpyrifos.
A recent meta-analysis shows that artificial sweeteners cause weight gain, and increase the risks of serious health problems.
TEPCO, the company tasked with cleaning up the Fukushima nuclear disaster site, plans to dump 770,000 tons of radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean.
Levels of arsenic and lead 300 times the legal limit have been found in groundwater near the coal-powered Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, Tennessee.
Phthalates, a class of endocrine-disrupting chemicals prohibited in toys, have been discovered in mac and cheese samples at concerning levels.
Researchers in Russia have found that a chemical in sunscreens and cosmetics breaks down into toxic compounds when exposed to sun and chlorinated water.