Sperm quality is declining, and one of the culprits – you guessed it – is toxic chemicals. But it’s not enough to look at the effects caused by individual substances. A new study shows that the broad mixtures of chemicals, which most humans are exposed to on a regular basis, pose a much greater threat … ChemSec: What’s your poison? For sperm – it’s chemical cocktails
With single-use plastic tableware soon being banned in the EU, manufacturers and consumers are turning to alternative materials. But a new test study found chemicals of concern in popular non-plastic disposable products, many of which are marketed with unsubstantiated and misleading claims of being green, natural and “100% biodegradable”.
Pizzas, hamburgers, corn flakes and various kinds of drinks for kids are among the food items with packaging that contains several toxic chemicals according to tests done by the Swedish Chemicals Agency. The agency tested over 60 different paper and cardboard-based packaging materials, and besides the already mentioned items above, the test included bags for french … ChemSec: Testing finds that 8 out of 10 packaging materials for food contain highly toxic chemicals