A new study has found that even treated water could be harmful to your health.
A colossal “sea of plastic” was discovered last month in the Caribbean, with bunched-up bottles and bags stretching for miles.
It reminded one Israeli environmental entrepreneur of the polluted Haifa Bay and Kishon River — with all of its petrochemicals.
“All the plastics, they stay for hundreds of years inside the water. We are the only solution for the Caribbean that can process all the organic waste together, and you don’t have to separately sort it,” said Yuval Tamir.
81 drugs and personal-care products were detected in the flesh of salmon caught in the Puget Sound.
Salmon is purported to be one of the healthiest foods due to its high omega-3 content, protein, and essential fatty acids, but if the fish is obtained from the Puget Sound, it is anything but healthy.
A newly-released study and supplementary map show that 15 million Americans are exposed to toxins in their drinking water. The study, released in early June as a collaboration with the Environmental Working Group and the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute at Northeastern University, revealed that the issue is present in 27 states across the country.
Sanjay Gupta, Jun 1, 2016
Nearly 50 million Americans get sick every year from eating food contaminated with bacteria, parasites, or viruses. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 128,000 of these cases require hospitalization and 3,000 result in death.
J. D. Heyes, May 6, 2016
Generally speaking, quality control and employee health are not issues that Chinese industry or the Chinese government are overly concerned about, especially in comparison to U.S. and European standards.
Veterans who were exposed to contaminated water are seeing a disturbing pattern of disability claim denials.
The latest pesticide data released by the USDA's Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) claims that most pesticide contamination on fresh fruit, vegetables, butter, and other food commodities is below the legal tolerance limits established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).