Phthalates

As a parent who packed Lunchables for my son for most of the ‘90s, I find this particularly concerning.

Before jumping in, let’s provide a bit of background.

“Our findings from this large nationally representative sample of US adults show that frequent consumption of meals prepared away from home is significantly associated with increased risk of all-cause mortality.” 

It is phthalates, a group of chemicals that are used to soften plastic. These chemicals are one of the most studied groups of chemicals in use today.

It's been a busy week for the Anti-Plasticites.

The New York Times really stepped in some cheesy goo yesterday.

Now that I'm in the second trimester, I'm starting to think about baby bottles, sippy cups, and all that fun stuff. But all the options online leave me thinking I don't have much choice when it comes to BPA-free bottles.

BrainhurtsSo, if you take literally what Patricia Hunt, Ph.D.

The latest: ACSH Advisor Dr. C.S. Prakash receives the 2015 Borlaug CAST (Council for Agricultural Science and Technology) Communicator Award, blood DNA test could detect cancer tumors, and CSPC watchdog puts agency to task for shoddy science.