Archivo de la etiqueta: public health and toxicology

DDT persists in St. Louis, Michigan

Decades after the chemical factory Velsicol Chemical Corporation spread DDT throughout the city of St. Louis in the state of Michigan, this compound and its derivatives remain there and acute toxicity levels in birds and eggs have been reported. According to what researchers … Seguir leyendo

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High pollution levels in big European cities

A report released by the European Environment Agency (EEA) has warned that more than 95% of Europe’s urban population is exposed to pollution levels considered unhealthy by the World Health Organization (WHO). “Air pollution is high in Europe. And that … Seguir leyendo

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Do we know what we eat? (I): Food additives, are they harmless?

With time, consumers concern to know what they really eat and therefore, their interest to know what and  which kind of  food additives are present in food , increases. Considering that additives are part of  most of the food and drinks available in … Seguir leyendo

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