A 19-year-old man was caught on security camera urinating in a Portland reservoir. They flush it. Continue reading
Category Archives: Chemophobia
The people at Lancet have gone off their meds again.
Let’s see if I get this right, a couple of Baylor academics are going to design less toxic chemicals?
Our Junkman has previously identified the little problem (well, no real problem…)
that Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream contains, shudder, dioxin and other nasties.
Well, don’t let that stop you from getting your FREE ice cream cone today. Continue reading
Paul Driessen, who is a regular contributor on enviro issues and climate, provides an in depth discussion of the bees.
So some clown in Wisconsin writes up a bill to make sure that anxious mommies worried about the non existent hormone disruption can check labels to see if BPA is there.
This silly little research announcement about ‘potential’ toxicity from crib mattresses is an annuity for the authors.
I have seen and reviewed a lot on Bisphenol A (BPA) and it isn’t toxic in any way.
I get so irritated trying to get people to understand that toxicology is really easy to understand, if you avoid getting panicky.
Lancet has always been politically correct and committed to the precautionary principle in all its vacuousness.
They are chemophobic, and climate and air pollution fraidy cats for sure.
Scientists have reviewed the literature and found more chemicals that might cause mental damage to children. Scare tactics by “chemicals” and “scientists”? Continue reading
I would say that smoking tobacco goes back a ways and that even the worst results of epidemiological studies shows that 90% of tobacco smokers manage to avoid the deadly cancer causing effects of cigarette tobacco smoking.
Subway announces it will stop using an additive, azodicarbonamide, because of a campaign by the Food Babe Continue reading
Enough pressure from the anxious and politicians create another scare.
Pesticides are essential to food and feed production. Dose makes the poison, dammit.
Another time that the chemo anxiety seems to never quit.
Parabens are like BPA, safe for decades, tested and found safe, but the scaremongers keep popping up.
Here we go again. Parabens are the bogeyman. These people need to take a nap.
courtesy of the BBC:
“The owner of a British food shop in Canada says he has been ordered to stop selling Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn Bru because they contain illegal additives.
“Tony Badger, who owns Brit Foods in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, told local media that food safety officials had removed the foods from his shelves. Continue reading
I predicted the lawsuits about a spill of non toxic 4-methylcyclohexane methanol yesterday, and
today I hear of a wave of lawsuits.
Licorice smelling and tasting alcohol used as a foaming agent for processing coal and making it fit for transport, got into the water supply from a spill that went into the Elk River, running Northeast of Charleston, West Virginny. Coal Country for sure.
Much hand wringing–but no risk apparent.