Industrial Chemicals

Toxins in Your Fast-Food Packaging?

News Date: 
February 1, 2017 :00am

 You've probably wondered whether your McDonald's cheeseburger or Taco Bell burrito contains harmful toxins. While this is likely a prevalent fear that comes from ordering within the fast-food industry, what you probably haven't considered is that the wrapper that covered your burrito, or the box that contained your burger, might also harbor these damaging toxins. In fact, a recent study has found that grease-resistant fast-food wrappers and boxes contain potentially harmful chemicals that can leach into food.

Air pollution costs trillions and holds back poor countries, says World Bank

News Date: 
September 8, 2016 :00am

Study finds dirty air takes huge economic toll on poor countries and costs the world more than $5tn annually in lost work days and welfare costs

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