Raisins are singled out in report by the Environmental Working Group, which said that the average sample contained more than 13 pesticides.
Let's start with just a few adjectives about our daily lives - overexposed, overwhelmed, stimulated, toxic, deficient. It's not enough that many young people lack good nutrition, but they are also challenged by circumstance by a lack of clean air to breathe and pure water to drink.
Chemical pollution from a long-closed industrial site near the airport has been found in more water wells in northwest Springfield, Mo., according to state officials.
The spraying of herbicide on cleared land triggered a bitter debate in tiny Seal Rock, a seaside community of about 1,300 in south Lincoln County.
Researchers who examined Dow Chemical Company-sponsored animal tests performed two decades ago on the insecticide chlorpyrifos found inaccuracies in what the company reported to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency compared to what the data showed.
Our current crisis reaffirms the importance of weighing the health benefits of eating fish against chemical exposure risks.