Health Advocates To FDA: Ban Four Toxic Chemicals Used In Food Products

By Maaisha Osman / January 23, 2024 at 12:51 PM
Updated Story The advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced this month that it petitioned FDA to ban four cancer-causing chemicals allowed in products like decaffeinated coffee and beer. Experts say chemicals such as methylene chloride are still being used in common brands of decaf coffee and can be harmful for pregnant women, and patients with heart issues. “It should be concerning to everyone that pregnant women and those with health issues looking to cut back on...

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