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 Arsenic and rice

Dietary arsenic exposure from rice is a possible health risk and minimizing dietary exposure could be important.

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BPA-free products still toxic
Posted on Wed, 1 Jun 16

BPA-free products still toxic

Bisphenol A, a toxic chemical used in plastics and other products, is being increasingly restricted but the chemicals used to replace it may be just as bad.

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Organic diet lowers pesticide levels in kids
Posted on Mon, 12 Oct 15

Organic diet lowers pesticide levels in kids

Pesticide residues in food are an important source of exposure to toxic chemicals in children, and an increasing number of studies suggest an organic diet can help reduce exposure.

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Chemicals in your food from packaging
Posted on Sat, 29 Aug 15

Chemicals in your food from packaging

All food packaging including plastic, cardboard, metal, glass and ceramics can harbor potentially toxic chemicals that migrate into food.

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Environmental toxins destroy gut bacteria
Posted on Wed, 12 Aug 15

Environmental toxins destroy gut bacteria

Exposure to common environmental toxins has been linked to several diseases, and a new report suggests one way they may do this is by changing our gut bacteria.

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Organic food eaters have lower pesticide levels
Posted on Thu, 12 Feb 15

Organic food eaters have lower pesticide levels

A new and clever analysis of exposure to pesticides in food has found that people who occasionally buy organic foods have significantly lower pesticide levels in their bodies.

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