Other than pet food and fish (which may be most contaminated), how do fire-retardant chemicals (PBDEs) and polychlorinated naphthalenes (PCNs) concentrate in the American food supply?
My mention of New Yorkers is a reference to Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue. The PBDE video I then refer to is Flame-Retardant Chemical Contamination. The highest levels of pollutants in fish should come as no surprise. Everything eventually flows down into our oceans, which have become humanity’s de facto sewer. This is exemplified in videos such as Food Sources of PCB Chemical Pollutants; Is Distilled Fish Oil Toxin Free?; and Xenoestrogens & Early Puberty. Then, there’s the whole mercury issue. For videos on that, see Nerves of Mercury; Hair Testing For Mercury Before Considering Pregnancy; and The Effect of Canned Tuna on Future Wages. Tomorrow, we look at how much of the banned pesticide DDT we’re still passing along to the next generation in DDT in Umbilical Cord Blood.
For additional context, check out my associated blog posts: Pollutants in Californian Breast Tissue; Protecting Our Babies From Pollutants; Why Are Children Starting Puberty Earlier? and Fukushima Radiation and Seafood.