Category «Food Safety»

The Top Ten Unfounded Health Scares

1. http://www.acsh.org/publications/pubID.154/pub_detail.asp 2. Canadian Medical Association. Media coverage of health stories often inaccurate, MDs report. CMAJ 1999;161:361. 3. Campion EW. Medical research and the news media. N Engl J Med 2004;351:23. 4. Ibid. 5. Taylor B, Miller E, Farrington CP, Petropoulos M, Favot-Mayaus I, Li J, Waight P. Autism and measles, mumps, and rubella vaccine: …

The Facts about Bisphenol A

Based on the longer article “Bisphenol A: A Scientific Evaluation,” written for ACSH by Michael Kamrin, Ph.D. and published on Medscape General Medicine on September 3, 2004 and available at: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/484739?src=search. The American Council on Science and Health gratefully acknowledges the comments and contributions of the following individuals, who reviewed all or part of this …

Ratty Test Rationale

Rodents are an insidious health threat — but I am not talking about disease-carrying vermin. I am talking about rodents in our nation’s most prestigious research laboratories. These animals, through no fault of their own, have been scaring us to death for 50 years while restricting our pursuit of an improved standard of living and …