Food Borne Toxins Archive

  • The FDA has announced the discontinuation of use of an organic arsenic product, 4-Hydroxy-3-nitrobenzenearsonic acid (Roxarsone), sold by a Pfizer Inc. subsidiary as 3-Nitro┬«. The product is organic arsenic in […]

    Organic arsenic in your chicken?

    The FDA has announced the discontinuation of use of an organic arsenic product, 4-Hydroxy-3-nitrobenzenearsonic acid (Roxarsone), sold by a Pfizer Inc. subsidiary as 3-Nitro┬«. The product is organic arsenic in […]

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  • USA Today is reporting that researchers at the University of Missouri have found that eating a a steady diet of BPA exposed foods such as canned foods with BPA-based liners […]

    Real-world BPA exposure could be long-lasting

    USA Today is reporting that researchers at the University of Missouri have found that eating a a steady diet of BPA exposed foods such as canned foods with BPA-based liners […]

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  • Given reports that Bisphenol A (BPA), an endocrine disruptor, is in canned goods, many people are wondering how to buy canned goods without BPA. It turns out that finding cans […]

    BPA free cans, can you find them?

    Given reports that Bisphenol A (BPA), an endocrine disruptor, is in canned goods, many people are wondering how to buy canned goods without BPA. It turns out that finding cans […]

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  • The Environmental Working Group is reporting that their earlier findings relating to bisphenol A (BPA) being found in canned goods has been confirmed by a subsequent study by the Food […]

    BPA in canned green beans

    The Environmental Working Group is reporting that their earlier findings relating to bisphenol A (BPA) being found in canned goods has been confirmed by a subsequent study by the Food […]

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  • Radiation from the Japanese nuclear accident comes from two main sources, radioactive iodine (iodine 131) and radioactive cesium (cesium 137). Radioactive iodine emits beta and gamma radiation. (see Journal of […]

    How to detect radioactive food

    Radiation from the Japanese nuclear accident comes from two main sources, radioactive iodine (iodine 131) and radioactive cesium (cesium 137). Radioactive iodine emits beta and gamma radiation. (see Journal of […]

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