Category Archives: Chemophobia

Less than informative toxic release inventory reporting

Today’s report in Richmond Times-Dispatch on the 2013 Virginia TRI emissions was an interesting piece in uninformative writing. Continue reading

Here comes another Boston scaremonger chemophobe with an autism theory

So this was sent to me by one of our commenters–a researcher named Seneff at MIT who specializes in nutrition claims she has found Roundup (culprit chemical, glyphosate) to be the cause of the autism epidemic.

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Chemical safety legislation. Do we need to fix TSCA?

The Vitter-Udal bill to fix the Toxic Substances Control Act is drawing the usual fire for not doing enough. Continue reading

Silicone junk science–plaintiff attorney scams

I have watched this despicable silicone thing for 30 years as a physician attorney-David Kessler is a creepy little pediatrician who was a major miscreant.

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NO… Caramel coloring in soda is NOT a cancer risk

If it was, wouldn’t someone have noticed by now? Continue reading

Chemophobes and precautionary principle nannies influence the Senate to investigate a long list of chemicals

Well ain’t this just what we need. Give the EPA another project in chemophobia and data dredging for new dangers even in chemical lists of things people don’t eat or drink and are governed by the FDA. You know toxicology used to be about what people are exposed to.

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NOT SCIENCE: ‘Earlier menopause linked to everyday chemical exposures’

Nope, it’s not. Continue reading