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Fetus Not Vulnerable to BPA, Government Study Shows

Mother and unborn child metabolize bisphenol-A, study shows

An ongoing government research project has produced strong evidence that bisphenol-A, or BPA, ingested by a pregnant mother does not pose a risk to the fetus. Concerns over the chemical, which is used as a sealant in the linings of food and beverage containers and in the making of hard plastics, have focused largely on… Continue Reading

Do Nanomaterials Pose Health Risks? What Science Has to Say

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Engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) have great potential to benefit animal and human health. But there are uncertainties surrounding the long-term effects of applying ENMs to food and pharmaceutical products consumed by humans and animals. Therefore, in a previous article, I suggested that more regulations should be applied to ENMs in our food system. I believe that… Continue Reading