Chemical Fallout

Number 23976
Subject Chemicals
Source Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
State WI
Year 2008
Publication Date 03/01/2008 - 12/31/2008
Summary "The reporters exposed inept government programs that favor chemical makers over the needs of the public. They detailed conflicts of interest among regulators and uncovered new hidden threats for consumers. The newspaper tested common household plastics billed as "microwave safe" and found toxic levels of chemicals leaching from every item tested."
Category Contest Entry
Pages 34
Keywords chemicals; toxins; public safety; government protection; bisphenol A; Environmental Protection Agency; Food and Drug Administration;
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