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New study finds toxic air pollution in Ohio's most heavily fracked county

A peer-reviewed study published by scientists from Oregon State University and the University of Cincinnati in the journal Environmental Science & Technology reveals that emissions generated by fracking operations may be exposing people to toxic pollutants at levels many times higher than the EPA considers safe for lifetime exposure. 442 more words

Health Impacts

Don't worry about mercury in whisky (but maybe worry about England?)

Mercury in single malt whisky is something about which you should never be concerned. Seriously, don’t worry about it. A recent study tells us that even the most highly contaminated bottles are more than 600 times  722 more words

Court hears evidence of contamination next to Barton Moss drilling site

Soil samples from a field next to the Barton Moss hydrocarbon site in Salford had dangerous levels of contamination, a court heard today. But more testing is needed to establish where the contamination came from. 671 more words

Fracking

Nearly Half the World’s Trash Is Burned, and That’s Worsening Climate Change

Nearly half the world’s trash is burned in the open, spewing pollutants into the atmosphere that contribute to climate change and affect human health, according to a new study. 697 more words

Climate Change

RASFF Food Alerts, Week 30

Here is the summary of food alerts issued by Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) last week.
On 22/07/2014, undeclared celery was detected in instant chicken soup from Norway. 19 more words

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RASFF Food Alerts, Week 30

Here is the summary of food alerts issued by Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) last week.
On 22/07/2014, undeclared celery was detected in instant chicken soup from Norway. 19 more words

News

Freshly Pressed Olive Juice

Aaaah, olive oil!  No other food is shrouded in such a deep and diverse mythology and, still today, people can get quite passionate on the subject.  1,008 more words

Condiments