Human Health Risk

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Name: Human Health Risk
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Comparative Human Health Risk Analysis of Coastal Community Water and Waste Service Options

As a pilot approach to describe adverse human health effects from alternative decentralized community water systems compared to conventional centralized services (business-as-usual [BAU]), selected chemical and microbial hazards were assessed using disability ... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Owen Sound council against harbour gate

Owen Sound city council is throwing its support behind MP Larry Miller's call to keep the Owen Sound harbour open and accessible.At a meeting Monday night council passed a motion to send a letter to Transport Canada strongly opposing the closure of a ... [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bakers attack report on pesticide residue in bread

Bakers have criticised a new report into the level of pesticide residues found in bread.The Federation of Bakers has accused the Pesticide Action Network UK (PAN) of “scaremongering” consumers into thinking bread was not a healthy food choice with a “misleading ... [Published Grocer - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pesticides found in 63% of UK bread

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 By(Prif) and levels found were below the maximum residue level (MRL) limits, meaning it is unlikely the chemicals can affect human health and they were used lawfully on crops in the amount permitted.However, since 2001, the percentage ... [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Should we avoid products with BPA?

Dear EarthTalk: A recent study showed that Bisphenol A (BPA) was hardly the human health risk researchers once believed it to be. Should I still try to avoid products that may contain it? - Carolyn Danes, Waukesha, WI ... [Published Times Observer - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Turf wars ensue over proposed trash-to-gas plant

A regulatory turf war is firing up over a proposed trash-to-gas plant that would sit on federal harbour land.Port Fuels and Material Services Inc. is planning to build a "gasification" plant on port lands at the north end of Sherman Avenue, which would ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Dog-test call to stop superbugs at border

THE HUMAN HEALTH RISKPeople worldwide face the health conditions of a pre-antibiotic world, where common infections and minor injuries prove deadly.Resistance to all forms of antibiotics is rising, and several bacterial "superbug" strains, including one ... [Published Dominion Post - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Swansea academic wins prestigious Young Scientist Award

A Swansea University academic, research scientist and developer of new technologies in Genetic Toxicology has fought off tough competition to win the prestigious EEMS (European Environmental Mutagen Society) Young Scientist Award.Associate Professor in ... [Published Swansea University - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 2 reports

EPA Sampling Shows No Health Risk at Rotary Drilling Supply Site and Willers Lake (7/8/14)

LENEXA, Kan., July 8 -- The Environmental Protection Agency issued the following news release:EPA Region 7's sampling and analysis of soil and water at Rotary Drilling Supply, Inc.'s property near Crystal City, Mo., indicates no human health risk from ... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

99.4% of imported food complies with Aust regulations

The vast majority of food imported into Australia complies with our regulations, according to the July-December 2013 Imported Food Inspection Data Report . More than 270 tests a day have been conducted on imported food, with a high compliance rate of ... [Published FoodProcessing - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Schumer pushes for child safety caps on liquid nicotine vials

ALBANY, N.Y. - Senator Chuck Schumer is calling on the FDA to require child safety caps on vials of liquid nicotine, which are used to refill e-cigarettes.The liquid can be lethal to children if ingested and the senator is hoping to stop a problem before ... [Published WTen.com - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 3 reports

Marine bacteria produce flame retardant-like chemicals

Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have discovered a widely distributed group of marine bacteria that produce compounds nearly identical to toxic man-made fire retardants.Among the chemicals produced by the ocean-dwelling microbes, which have ... [Published Business Standard India - Jun 30 2014]

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"We know there is a way that harbour can be dredged safely" Haswell said
...For bread the concluded: "We would not expect any of the residues detected by the laboratory to have an effect on health."
"The reported rise in findings is due to our ability to test at lower levels. Levels of pesticide residue in food are minimal and we have strict testing methods in place to check this."
"The conclusion is that the lower exposure of householders and the availability of simple precautions mean the risk for them is little changed from that experienced with existing weekly and fortnightly collections."

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Comparative Human Health Risk Analysis of Coast... [Published Environmental Science & Technology - 13 hours ago]
Owen Sound council against harbour gate [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Jul 22 2014]
Bakers attack report on pesticide residue in bread [Published Grocer - Jul 18 2014]
Nearly 2/3 UK bread contain pesticide residues,... [Published Food Navigator - Jul 18 2014]
Pesticides found in 63% of UK bread [Published Blue & Green Tomorrow - Jul 17 2014]
What chemicals are lurking in your loaf? Nearly... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 17 2014]
Should we avoid products with BPA? [Published Times Observer - Jul 12 2014]
Health impact of bin collection frequency assessed [Published Lets Recycle - Jul 11 2014]
Turf wars ensue over proposed trash-to-gas plant [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 11 2014]
Dog-test call to stop superbugs at border [Published Dominion Post - Jul 10 2014]
Dog-test call to stop superbugs [Published Waikato Times - Jul 10 2014]
Marine Bacteria as Natural Source of Chemical F... [Published SpecialChem - Jul 10 2014]
Swansea academic wins prestigious Young Scienti... [Published Swansea University - Jul 10 2014]
EPA Sampling Shows No Health Risk at Rotary Dri... [Published Targeted News Service - Jul 09 2014]
EPA Sampling Shows No Health Risk at Rotary Dri... [Published Environmental Protection Agency - Jul 09 2014]
Fiskville EPA report released [Published CFA Connect - Jul 07 2014]
Real science vs. pseudo-science on GMO's [Published Comox Valley Echo - Jul 07 2014]
Federal Support For Potent New Weedkiller Raise... [Published Huffington Post - Jul 04 2014]
99.4% of imported food complies with Aust regul... [Published FoodProcessing - Jul 01 2014]
Schumer pushes for child safety caps on liquid ... [Published WTen.com - Jun 30 2014]
Marine bacteria produce flame retardant-like ch... [Published Business Standard India - Jun 30 2014]
Marine Bacteria Are Natural Source of Chemical ... [Published Newswise - Jun 29 2014]
Marine bacteria are natural source of chemical ... [Published PhysOrg.com - Jun 29 2014]
The Next Generation of GM Crops Has Arrived—And... [Published Wired News - Jun 24 2014]
Frontiers in Public Health: Radiation & Health [Published Spectroscopy Now - Jun 20 2014]
Children's food tested for pesticide residues a... [Published Government of Canada - Jun 20 2014]
MP critical of Owen Sound harbour report [Published Owen Sound Sun Times - Jun 20 2014]
Identification of a major causative agent of hu... [Published 7thSpace - Jun 19 2014]
Studies from E.P. Hooker et al in the Area of R... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jun 19 2014]
A Non-Quixotic Fate for Birds of Prey in Europe? [Published Huffington Post - Jun 18 2014]
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Big Win For Our Kids and Against Rats (and Rat ... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 30 2014]
Mae Wu, Program Attorney, Washington, DC My old neighborhood here in Washington, D.C. had an area that we lovingly referred to as Rat Park. Walking around there late at night (or not even that late at night) meant you were guaranteed a few sightings ...
Dry Conditions Fuel An Alaska Wildfire That’s B... [Published Think Progress - May 26 2014]
CREDIT: Nasa Alaska is battling a huge wildfire this Memorial Day. In the last 24 hours the fire has spread to become bigger than Chicago, prompting officials to issue an order for about 900 people as it threatens Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula, a region ...
Ethylene Oxide - the chemical industry's defens... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - May 06 2014]
Jennifer Sass, Senior Scientist, Washington, D.C. The chemical industry is mounting a defense of its toxic product The EPA Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) program released its Draft hazard assessment of ethylene oxide last summer, with ...
Sen. Elizabeth Warren Takes FDA Chief To Task O... [Published The Consumerist - Mar 13 2014]
In December, the Food and Drug Administration showed just how little it actually cares about drugs in our food by — after more than 35 years of dragging its feet on the topic — politely asking drug companies to pretty please stop selling medically ...
About the Koch brothers and cancer victims [Published Daily Kos - Feb 27 2014]
David KochThe most egregious of the Koch brothers anti-Obamacare ads has been the one featuring Julie Boonstra , a leukemia patient who made a lot of vague and easily disproved assertions about how Obamacare was hurting her. The response from the Koch ...
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