Reuters.com reports that the U.S. House of Representatives passed a hotly debated measure that blocks any mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically engineered crops, including pre-empting a state law set to take effect next year in Vermont.
To learn more visit http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/23/us-usa-gmo-labeling-idUSKCN0PX17920150723
NBC New York reported that Murry’s Inc., a Pennsylvania-based food company, is recalling more than 20,000 pounds of chicken nuggets nationwide due to possible staph contamination after its product tested positive for Staphylococcal enterotoxin, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
To learn more go to http://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Chicken-Nugget-Recall-Murrys-Bell-Evans-Gluten-Free-Health-Staph-Bacteria-315850321.html
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Phthalates (pronounced “thallets”) are found in plastics, pharmaceutical drugs, cosmetics, insecticides, and even baby care products. They have been linked to asthma, birth defects, and cancer. Some medications are coated in a type of phthalate known as di-n-butyl-phthalate. They recommend storing food in glass containers. It’s why Premier Group International (www.pregrp.com) makes “safe” plastic food storage products.
Read more: http://www.care2.com/greenliving/not-tonight-ive-had-too-many-toxins.html#ixzz3VEKe66uL
A new study made public by MotherJones.com talks about how harmful chemicals make their way into your beverages, and shows which bottles are affected the most by UV contact. http://www.motherjones.com/environment/2014/06/bpa-free-plastics-tritan-nalgene-dangerous
Themindunleashed.org reported toxic chemicals being found in 81% of Dollar Store products. Apparently the products tested contained chemicals linked to learning disabilities, cancer, and other serious illnesses.
According to the Breast Cancer Fund, plastic can contain harmful chemicals that are dangerous to the human body!
The Royal Society posted an article discussing components in plastic being detected in humans.