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November 2, 2012
Plants vs. Pesticides
Phytonutrients found in certain foods may protect against the toxic effects of industrial pollutants such as dioxin and DDT, suggesting a dual role for plant-based diets to reduce both exposure and..
November 1, 2012
Food Sources of Perfluorochemicals
Where do DDT, hexochlorobenzene, PCBs, and perfluorochemicals (linked to thyroid disease) concentrate in the food supply?
October 30, 2012
DDT in Umbilical Cord Blood
Are pregnant women who eat fish, other meat, and dairy still passing along the pesticide DDT even decades after it was banned?
October 24, 2012
Pesticides in Chinese Bamboo Shoots
Cans of bamboo shoots imported from China may have concerning levels of pesticide contamination.
October 22, 2012
CDC Report on Environmental Chemical Exposure
The latest national survey on the levels of chemical pollutants such as heavy metals, toxic solvents, endocrine-disrupters, flame-retardant chemicals, PCBs, and pesticides such as DDT in the bodies..
December 10, 2009
Avoiding Other Banned Pesticides
Industrial pollutants in the food supply may help explain the link between dairy consumption and Parkinson's disease.
December 9, 2009
DDT in Fish Oil Supplements
Though banned decades ago, the pesticide DDT persists in the food supply.
September 10, 2008
Farmed Fish vs. Wild-Caught
The levels of industrial pollutants found in aquaculture.
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