Pesticides, ingredients from sunscreen, an artificial sweetener and the plasticizer bisphenol-A,were among the chemicals found.
The U.S. will push hard to include politically sensitive subjects such as chemical-washed chicken in a transatlantic trade deal with the EU.
Trying to feed a growing population while not destroying the planet is changing the politics of food.
About half think they're unhealthy; the other half aren't especially concerned.
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.
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.
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Researchers find people's exposure to PFAS and certain flame retardants could be significantly reduced by opting for healthier building materials and furniture.
Fish exposed to harmful contaminants can pass on health issues such as reproductive problems to future generations that had no direct exposure.
An expanding wood pellet market in the Southeast has fallen short of climate and job goals—instead bringing air pollution, noise and reduced biodiversity in majority Black communities.