Posts Tagged ‘perchlorate’

Toxic Paper We Are Exposed to Everyday

Toxic Paper We Are Exposed to Everyday

Toxic paper is a danger we are exposed to everyday. A new report published this week shows the regulatory gaps in how the US manages chemicals in our food. The main chemical studied was perchlorate, a well-known endocrine disruptor. Now, it is known that this chemical has the ability to affect  thyroid fucntion and can adversely impact…

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EPA and It’s Chemical Cleanup Problems

EPA and The Chemical Cleanup Problem

The EPA is working to improve their response to cleaning up dangerous chemicals in our soil and water. One chemical they are focusing on is PFOA, a industrial chemical that has contaminated many private wells in Vermont, as well as several areas across the country. It is just one of the perfluorinated compounds that has…

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How Perchlorate Is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is Harming Our Children

Perchlorate is harming our children. According to Tom Neltner,J.D. a new FDA report showing that perchlorate exposure to infants and toddlers increased 34% and 23% respectively between the years around 2005 and 2010. Most of us are not even aware of this danger to our children. I know I wasn’t. According to Wikipedia, most perchlorates…

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