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Chemicals in Cosmetics and on Your Face

Chemicals in Cosmetics and on Your Face | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it

Scientists are talking about it; angry people are talking about it. The United States Food and Drug Administration is the government regulator of things like vaccines and pharmaceutical drugs, but when it comes to cosmetics (the topical stuff you put on your body like lotions, deodorant, and make-up) there seems to be a disconnect. The FDA only regulates the labeling of cosmetics, but the public safety of the chemicals in those products is assessed by the ”Cosmetic Ingredient Review” — which is funded by the industry. Go figure.

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Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe To Eat?

Are Genetically Modified Foods Safe To Eat? | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
The government admits it doesn't know. So why does it approve virtually all GMOs for supermarket shelves?
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FDA Allowed Unsafe Seafood Onto Market After BP Oil Spill Disaster

FDA Allowed Unsafe Seafood Onto Market After BP Oil Spill Disaster | Health and Nutrition | Scoop.it
A study accuses the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of allowing seafoods with unsafe levels of contaminants to enter the food chain after the BP oil disaster.
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