A group working with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has raised the alarm about styrene, a principal component of Styrofoam.
This article provides a great summary of the hazards of traditional risk assessment concerning environmental toxins, and the reasoning behind using the precautionary principle instead.
An analysis published in the journal Cancer has found that in US municipalities with a range of pollution and environmental degradation issues the total number of cancer cases was significantly above the national average.
Data shows a link between aluminum-containing antiperspirants and breast cancer.
The incidence of thyroid cancer has increased three-fold since 1975.
We recommend avoiding nonstick pans, because of the toxic chemicals used to make up their coatings, which can offgas at high cooking temperatures and flake off into food when scraped.