85% of Tampons, Pads and Other Feminine Care Products Contaminated with Monsanto’s Cancer-Causing, Endocrine-Disrupting Glyphosate. By Carolanne Wright Contributing writer for Wake Up World Typically we take for granted the safety of cotton products such as gauze, bandages, swabs, pads, wipes — and even feminine products, like tampons and sanitary pads. But a 2015 Argentinian study should give us pause for thought.
As it turns out, researchers from the University of La Plata found that a vast majority of these products contain glyphosate, the main ingredient in Monsanto’s wildly popular Roundup herbicide and the same chemical that’s considered a “probable carcinogen” by the World Health Organization. If that’s not enough to get your attention, glyphosate is also associated with IQ loss/intellectual disability, autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, obesity (both child and adult), diabetes, infertility and cardiovascular disease. 33 Toxic Hair Straighteners Under International Recall Still Sold in U.S.
Thirty-three hair-straightening products have been recalled over the last three years in several countries due to high levels of formaldehyde, however, the U.S. has yet to pull the toxic products, according to new research from the national nonprofit Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE).
The issue has alarmed many consumers given that formaldehyde (also called methylene glycol) can cause severe eye, nose and throat irritation and increase cancer risks. The increased risks to salon workers alone, who offer hair-straightening treatments, merits further investigation, said Alex Scranton, director of science and research at WVE. “Based on sound science, other countries are taking strong measures to protect the health of salon workers and their customers from formaldehyde-containing products,” said Scranton.
“While U.S. government regulations continue to fall short, consumers deserve to know what’s in their products in order to make safer decisions about their hair care.” Formaldehyde Effects. 5 Dangerous Chemicals in Conventional Sunscreens. By Dr.
Edward F. Group Guest Writer for Wake Up World Your skin is the largest organ of your body, yet few people realize its importance for their health. How Congress Is About to Make It Easier for Chemical Companies to Poison Us. By Claire Bernish In the United States, we have become so inured to ironically-titled legislation, the majority of us simply assume legislators find dystopic, tongue-in-cheek humor in toying with our hopes — think: USA Freedom Act, the sole freedom of which lies in the government’s green light to spy on the populace however it chooses.
Similarly, a set of bills purporting to reform the 1976 Toxic Substances Control Act makes no exception to that practice, as the Senate’s version, The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, bears the name of the late New Jersey senator who espoused strong environmental policy. Laundry detergents causing mass poisoning of American children - stop buying toxic chemicals. In Utero exposure to BPA May Adversely Affect Male Genital Development. OAKLAND, Calif., -- In utero exposure to Bisphenol-A may adversely affect male genital development, according to a Kaiser Permanente study published online in the journal Birth Defects Research.
The observational study found that the sons of BPA-exposed Chinese workers had a shortened distance between their genitals and anus -- known as anogenital distance -- compared with sons whose parents were not exposed to workplace BPA. The association between BPA exposure during pregnancy and anogenital disease also showed a dose-response relationship, meaning the greater the BPA exposure a mother had during her pregnancy, the shorter her son’s AGD measured, according to researchers.
This study is the fifth in a series published by Dr. Analysis Confirms Chemicals in Food Are More Hazardous in Combination. 21st June 2015 By Dr.
Are you putting Monsanto in your vagina? 85% of tampons and feminine hygiene products contaminated with cancer-causing glyphosate herbicide. (NaturalNews) In the late 1970s and early 1980s, over 50 American women were killed by their tampons.
Although the FDA and the feminine hygiene industry have gone to tremendous lengths to try to memory hole this true history (and label it just a "rumor"), tampons made from certain non-natural fibers were found to harbor deadly bacteria and release a sufficient quantity of chemicals to kill or injure over a thousand women. As the Organic Consumers Association has published: Some Of The Scariest Ingredients In Cigarettes (You Will Quit For Good After This!) Photo credit: bigstock.com OK, so everyone in the world knows that smoking is not a good thing and causes all kinds of health problems, including cancer.
Dangerous chemicals in skin products. (NaturalHealth365) Did you know that each day when you use your typical skin care products, you may be applying toxins to your skin?
And these ingredients can actually make your skin age more quickly. According to the Environmental Working Group, on average, we use 9 personal care products each day, which exposes us to 126 unique ingredients. In addition, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health reported that nearly 900 toxic chemicals are used in skin care and cosmetic products.
Take a closer look at the ingredients in your skin care products. Toxins in Disposable Diapers: Dioxin and Sodium Polyacrylate. Most parents have heard about the dangers of BPA in infant bottles, and as such, stores usually sell BPA-free options.
However, there are other dangers that parents do not yet know about. Disposable diapers pose a health risk to children. Food dyes damage DNA and cause cancer. (NaturalHealth365) Did you know that 15 million pounds of food colorings are sold annually in the United States?
This is both unnecessary and harmful to human health. Chlorine in pools shown to cause serious health problems. (NaturalHealth365) You are aware of the situations around us that may cause our families harm. While we make improvements in our diets and lifestyle, extending our reach to other potential issues is beneficial. Swimming in a pool, for example, may seem not only harmless but beneficial. After all, it provides exercise and bonding with family and friends. But, research indicates that chlorine can create DBPs (disinfection by products) – which can cause DNA damage and cancer. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that there are three ways for chemicals to enter the body. Nail polish users exposed to chemical linked to paralysis, reproductive disorders, study finds. PFOA Teflon chemical has poisoned nearly the entire world. (NaturalNews) The chemical PFOA, formerly used in the manufacturing of DuPont's Teflon, has been found to have contaminated groundwater in many U.S. locations and throughout the world.
DuPont began phasing out the use of PFOA (also known as C8) in 2005, after it was revealed that the company had for decades covered up the numerous health risks associated with the chemical. This revelation led to a record $16.5 million fine being levied by the EPA, and a $300 million class-action lawsuit filed by residents living near a West Virginia DuPont factory, after being poisoned by the PFOA that contaminated the local water supply. PFOA is part of a family of substances known as PFCs (perfluorinated chemicals). A 'miracle of modern chemistry' turns out to be a health and environmental nightmare From a recent report published by the Environmental Working Group (EWG): Sharon Lerner wrote in a recent article posted by The Intercept: An even greater threat emerging?
Sources: Are Your Candles Toxic? Photo credit: bigstock.com Candles of all varieties have become very popular over the last decade for improving home decor and aromatherapy purposes. Designer scented candles are a multibillion dollar industry. But most people would be surprised to know that the candles they stock up on for the holiday season and birthday gifts may contain toxic chemicals that could potentially cause serious health problems in the future. Is Naled, the primary pesticide the Collier Mosquito Control District. WARNING - Do NOT EAT - CHEMICAL MUTATIONS - Not GMO.
Pesticides. Jump to main content Home Menu Pesticides. Chemicals labeled non-carcinogenic trigger cancer. Glyphosate damages DNA, says World Health Organisation expert. Wink, Wink: Geoengineers Ready “First” Open Air Cloud Experiment. WHO admits Dow's 2,4-D herbicides 'possibly' cause cancer in humans. Chemical Soup: Pesticide Adjuvants and Low Chemical Exposures Proving Dangerous. Pschyatrists and Ritalin. Court upholds $50 million award for girl whose life was destroyed by Johnson & Johnson's Children's Motrin.
Bisphenol A increases blood pressure. (NaturalHealth365) High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a problem of epidemic proportions in the United States. 11 Chemicals Creating ‘Global, Silent Pandemic’ of Autism, ADHD and Dyslexia, Study Finds. By Living Traditionally. A New Resistance film to expose dangers of Roundup in food, water and all around us. Fracking Chemicals May Harm Reproduction and Developmental Health: Study. Chemical industry campaigns to keep profiting off of flame retardants that cause cancer. Pesticide exposure puts students at 500 elementary schools across America at risk of cancer, neurological, reproductive and immune problems. Xenoestrogens - Treat these chemicals like alien invaders. FDA conspired with Colgate to bury evidence of triclosan harm. Pesticide Exposure Linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Biotech genocide, Monsanto collaborators and the Nazi legacy of 'science' as justification for murder - NaturalNews.com.
Unacceptable Levels Trailer. Illusion of choice: many commercial bug repellents contain a dangerous Vietnam war chemical - NaturalNews.com. Avoid these 17 chemicals to lower your risk of breast cancer - NaturalNews.com. The History of Agent Orange. Monsanto's Darkest Secret: Roundup's Effect On The Fetus. Pesticides are heavily used near thousands of California schools - NaturalNews.com. Roundup: The sneaky and cheap contraceptive hiding in your food. Roundup herbicide and GMOs destroy the digestive system. New Study Renews Roundup 'Weedkiller' Toxicity Concern. Roundup Weedkiller Linked To Global Epidemic of Fatal Kidney Disease.
How Roundup Weedkiller Can Promote Cancer, New Study Reveals - Page 1. Roundup Weedkiller Found In 75% of Air and Rain Samples, Gov't Study Finds. PERI: Toxic 100 Air Polluters 2013. DDT: A Possible Alzheimer’s and Autism Connection. Aerosol Crimes (aka 'Chemtrails') Clifford Carnicom, 2005. What Chemtrails Are Doing To Your Brain - Neurosurgeon Dr. Russell Blaylock Reveals Shocking Facts.
Twelve highly toxic chemicals to banish from your home. 7 Green Ways to Ditch That Static Cling Without Resorting to Toxic Dryer Sheets. What is Bleach? And Why is it Dangerous? The facts on glyphosate, 'Satan's molecule' Cancer causing chemicals found in clothes. Glyphosate toxicity to humans: An overview. Makers of d-CON Sue California Over Regulations on Super-Toxic Rat Poison. 37 Million Bees Found Dead In Ontario. Mass Poisonings Devastate African Wildlife, Incite “Urgent Measures” Personal care products causing antibiotic resistance. The danger of mercury-based fillings. Symptoms of Mercury Poisoning. Bad news for tattoos - Many tattoo inks contain dangerous heavy metals, phthalates and hydrocarbons. Smoking plastic, pesticide, bleach and fiberglass - The four killers that Big Tobacco never mentions.
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