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Fluoride Newly Identified as Dangerous to Brains

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fluoride joins lead, arsenic, methylmercury, toluene, tetrachloroethylene, and other chemicals known to cause harm to brains, reports the Fluoride Action Network (FAN). Fluoride

Toxin in seafood causes kidney damage in mice at levels considered safe for consumption (PR)

Contact: Tracy Hamptonthampton@nasw.orgAmerican Society of Nephrology Toxin in seafood causes kidney damage in mice at levels considered safe for consumption FDA may need to reconsider what levels ...
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Liver tumors found in mice exposed to BPA (PR)

Contact: Laurel Thomas Gnageyltgnagey@umich.edu734-647-1841University of Michigan  Liver tumors found in mice exposed to BPA ANN ARBOR—In one of the first studies to show a significant association between ...
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House Passes Farm Bill -- Vote Coming in Senate

  JANUARY 30, 2014 Dear Readers:    On Monday, the Conference Committee on the Agricultural Act of 2014 released the final compromise language for the legislation, also known as the “Farm ...
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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 ...
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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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