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Exposure to pesticides results in smaller worker bees (PR)

Contact: Paul Teedpaul.teed@rhul.ac.uk01-784-443-967Royal Holloway, University of London  Exposure to pesticides results in smaller worker bees Exposure to a widely used pesticide causes worker bumblebees to grow less

Fluoridation: Dirty Politics in New Zealand

DECEMBER 28, 2013 Dear Readers:  Before we get to Mary Byrne’s annual report from New Zealand, here is an update on our fundraiser. Yesterday we raised a ...
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Cinnamon you use may contain toxic chemical coumarin

Many food consumers may not be aware that there are a few types of cinnamon.  Among them, cassia cinnamon or Cinnamomum cassia contains a toxic ...
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Will Antibiotics Soon Be Gone From Meat? Dream On

By Martha Rosenberg This month's FDA guidance for reducing livestock antibiotics will actually make things worse, animal welfare and food activist groups are saying. "The FDA ...
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Breast cancer news: Antibiotics may boost breast cancer risk

Thursday Dec 12, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Breast cancer risk may be increased in women who use antibiotics, a study in JAMA suggests.  The more antibiotics ...
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Politics vs Science: Keeping the journal Fluoride out of PubMed

DECEMBER 12, 2013 Dear Readers:   Over the course of this fundraiser we will be hearing from many in the Fluoride Action Network (www.FluorideAlert.org) team, which of course ...
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FAN's Translation Project

DECEMBER 10, 2013         Dear Readers:       FAN's Translation Project In 2007, the Fluoride Action Network (www.FluorideAlert.org) began translating foreign language research on fluoride toxicity as a way of improving ...
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Aspartame controversy: Aspartame linked to antioxidant imbalance, mild vascular congestion

Tuesday Dec 9, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) --Aspartame controversy again.  A new study in Drug and Chemical Toxicology suggests that high intake of an artificial sweetener that ...
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Zinc oxide causes damage to the heart, lipoic acid, vitamin E help reduce the toxicity

Thursday Nov 28, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study led by N.A Baky from Faculty of Pharmacy, King Saud University, Riyadh, KSA suggests exposure to zinc ...
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Titanium dioxide nanoparticles cause damage to kidneys

Tuesday Nov 26, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Titanium dioxide nanomaterial is commonly used in cosmetic products and food products although it has not been proved to ...
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