Little known about non-natural chemicals increasingly being found in environment

Pesticides, ingredients from sunscreen, an artificial sweetener and the plasticizer bisphenol-A,were among the chemicals found.

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US wants the EU to accept chemical-washed chicken as part of trade deal

The U.S. will push hard to include politically sensitive subjects such as chemical-washed chicken in a transatlantic trade deal with the EU.

The dangerous food additive that’s not on the label

Perchlorate, a byproduct of bleach and packaging, is found in organic, conventional, and bulk foods alike—and it has an outsized impact on children's health.

The drugs we eat - chemicals on farms end up on your plate

Trying to feed a growing population while not destroying the planet is changing the politics of food.

What do Americans think about food additives and GMOs?.

About half think they're unhealthy; the other half aren't especially concerned.


Study examines harmful effects of some food additives on children

There are more than 10,000 chemicals allowed to be added to our food. Some of them are harmless; some we don't know the effects of, and others have been studied and show they can cause serious health risks to children and adults.

How safe is your kids' food?

A new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics warns of the health effects certain additives in kids' food may pose. Consumer Reports looks into the debate.

Chemicals in food may harm children, pediatricians’ group says

A major pediatricians' group is urging families to limit the use of plastic food containers, cut down on processed meat during pregnancy and consume more whole fruits and vegetables rather than processed food.


Children are being harmed by food additives, US pediatric association warns

The American Academy of Pediatrics says evidence is mounting about health risks linked to commonly used chemicals found in everything from plastic wrap to metal cans and packaged food

Could you be allergic to additives in food or drugs?

Natural coloring agents made from plants or insects are more likely to trigger a reaction.

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