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Open letter to the editor – Pediatrics – re: Food Additives and Child Health

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)[1] has put forth a set of policy recommendations based on a hypothesis that the presence of certain chemicals in the diet suggests potential...

At Greenbuild 2018, chemistry helps build sustainability

This week in Chicago, architects, designers, builders and product manufacturers are gathering at Greenbuild 2018, to learn about, discuss and be inspired by the latest trends in high-performance, sustainable,...

Help avoid OSHA’s top 10 violations with product stewardship resources

During a conference session on Oct. 24, at the National Safety Congress & Expo in Houston, the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced its list of the...

Correcting misunderstandings of food additives and child health

The technical report published by Trasande et al., has suggested that phthalates may be present in the diet and could have potentially adverse effects on children’s health. To prevent...

CNN article perpetuates “chemical-free” myth

CNN recently published an article about a new product that will increase the shelf life of certain fruits and vegetables. Food waste is a globally relevant and timely topic,...