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State can label widely used herbicide as possible carcinogen - SFGate - SFGate

Thu, 2018-04-19 17:02

SFGate

State can label widely used herbicide as possible carcinogen - SFGate
SFGate
A state appeals court on Thursday backed California's listing of the widely used herbicide glyphosate as a possible cause of cancer and the state's prohibition against discharging it into public waterways. The chemical is the main ingredient in ...

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What is lurking in your margarine and will it really give you cancer? - South China Morning Post

Wed, 2018-04-18 18:07

What is lurking in your margarine and will it really give you cancer?
South China Morning Post
A cancer-risk food scare spooked Hong Kong residents this week after the city's consumer watchdog said many margarine spreads sold locally contain possible carcinogens. The Consumer Council found two “possibly carcinogenic” compounds, glycidol and 3 ...

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Area communities get state grants to protect firefighters from cancer-causing carcinogens - Akron Beacon Journal

Thu, 2018-04-12 09:15

Akron Beacon Journal

Area communities get state grants to protect firefighters from cancer-causing carcinogens
Akron Beacon Journal
Akron, Bath and Mogadore are among 37 communities across Ohio that will share $369,678 in grants to protect firefighters from exposure to cancer-causing carcinogens. The grants for hoods and gloves, washing machines, carcinogen extractors and other ...

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Clay pledges $60k to protect local firefighters from carcinogens - CBS42.com

Thu, 2018-04-12 07:55

CBS42.com

Clay pledges $60k to protect local firefighters from carcinogens
CBS42.com
The City of Clay recently approved funding for a "clean room" at Fire Station Four. The fire station is located at 6411 Clay-Palmerdale Road and is part of the Center Point Fire District, even though its firefighters serve Clay residents. A recent ...

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Cloverdale Letters to the Editor, April 12, 2018 - Sonoma West

Wed, 2018-04-11 12:13

Sonoma West

Cloverdale Letters to the Editor, April 12, 2018
Sonoma West
Carcinogenic risks: There are 33 major carcinogens that marijuana shares with tobacco. (Please refer to p. 79 of the 2009 study by the California Environmental Protection Agency (OEHHA)). The list runs the alphabetical gamut from Acetaldehyde to ...

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Zeolite filters out carcinogens to make tastier smoked foods - Chemistry World

Wed, 2018-04-11 04:43

Zeolite filters out carcinogens to make tastier smoked foods
Chemistry World
Just as car companies have used zeolites to reduce environmental pollutants, lead researcher and flavour chemist Jane Parker and colleagues have optimised filters made from zeolites, a porous aluminosilicate mineral, to remove carcinogenic polycyclic ...

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European Commission Setting New PELs for Five Carcinogens - Occupational Health and Safety

Tue, 2018-04-10 01:12

European Commission Setting New PELs for Five Carcinogens
Occupational Health and Safety
The European Commission proposed new exposure limits on April 5 for five cancer-causing chemicals, in addition to 21 substances that have already been limited or proposed to be limited, in the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. These limit values set ...

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Preventive Medicine: Clouded judgment in our coffee - Shoreline Times

Sat, 2018-04-07 23:57

Shoreline Times

Preventive Medicine: Clouded judgment in our coffee
Shoreline Times
A judicial decision in California about coffee has been widely covered, and you likely know that punchline already. A rather obscure non-profit organization sued coffee sellers for their failure to report the probable presence of acrylamide, a ...

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Known carcinogens found in wells serving Rutland businesses - vtdigger.org

Fri, 2018-04-06 15:55

vtdigger.org

Known carcinogens found in wells serving Rutland businesses
vtdigger.org
The Department of Environmental Conservation said on Friday that water from wells used by several businesses in the Rutland Airport Business Park has been found to contain known carcinogens. Department officials said a likely source of the contaminants ...

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Cream, sugar and carcinogens? - Oswegonian

Thu, 2018-04-05 19:47

Cream, sugar and carcinogens?
Oswegonian
On March 28, a case was brought to a Los Angeles judge over whether coffee should be required by law to have a label marking the presence of acrylamide. The case asked the defendant, the coffee companies, whether the effects of acrylamide are, in fact ...

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Agreement close on second revision of carcinogens and mutagens Directive - Chemical Watch

Thu, 2018-04-05 05:23

Agreement close on second revision of carcinogens and mutagens Directive
Chemical Watch
Progress has been made on the second revision of the EU's carcinogens and mutagens Directive, after the European Parliament's Employment Committee adopted a draft report on the Commission's proposal. The committee also agreed a mandate to enter into ...

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Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals - EU News

Thu, 2018-04-05 04:54

Commission follows up on workers' protection from cancer-causing chemicals
EU News
Under the OSH framework, risks to the safety and health of workers must be eliminated, or, if total elimination is not possible, reduced to a minimum. Employers must identify and assess risks to workers associated with exposure to specific carcinogens ...

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Lee: Everything's a carcinogen, so stop worrying - The Daily Iowan

Wed, 2018-04-04 23:12

The Daily Iowan

Lee: Everything's a carcinogen, so stop worrying
The Daily Iowan
Next went the processed foods, many of which contain multitudes of carcinogens. Long before it was trendy, we went almost wholly organic, replacing potato chips with whole-grain crackers and packaged cheese with giant hunks of untouched cheddar. Down ...

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Dallas Fire-Rescue to adopt new cancer prevention policies - WFAA.com

Wed, 2018-04-04 19:41

WFAA.com

Dallas Fire-Rescue to adopt new cancer prevention policies
WFAA.com
That individual is writing best practices for the department to follow from now on that would limit the number of carcinogens firefighters encounter daily. Right now, McDade says there are no specific policies on the books. Some that are being ...

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Coffee drinkers, don't fret over California cancer warning - Chicago Tribune

Wed, 2018-04-04 08:31

Chicago Tribune

Coffee drinkers, don't fret over California cancer warning
Chicago Tribune
"The name, 'acrylamide,' it makes it sound scary," said Michelle Francl, a chemist at Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. But, she pointed out, a liquid labeled "oxidane" sounds ominous, even though that's a fancy term for water. Rodents fed massive ...

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County health concerns should be call to action - Sonoma West

Tue, 2018-04-03 18:20

Sonoma West

County health concerns should be call to action
Sonoma West
Probable carcinogens are being applied from South Sebastopol in a wide swath north to Cloverdale and east to Santa Rosa, Healdsburg, Geyserville and Cloverdale. Mancozeb, an old-fashioned fungicide that has been largely phasedout in California because ...

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Goose Creek firefighter's widow fighting to prevent future cancer among firefighters - ABC NEWS 4

Tue, 2018-04-03 17:09

ABC NEWS 4

Goose Creek firefighter's widow fighting to prevent future cancer among firefighters
ABC NEWS 4
“Firemen are about 39 percent more likely to get cancer than any other person,” Brannon recalled of the statistics she's become very familiar with. Brannon's death marks the second firefighter within the same department to battle cancer. The department ...

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Nebraska coffee shops react to concerns over coffee - NTV

Mon, 2018-04-02 21:51

NTV

Nebraska coffee shops react to concerns over coffee
NTV
The concern is due to a bean roasting process that produces acrylamide, which the world health organization says is a probable human carcinogen. "It might be possible that the roasting process of coffee might produce trace amounts of carcinogens just ...

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Carcinogenic Laws: Coffee Shop Cancer Warnings Do More Harm Than Good - Forbes

Sat, 2018-03-31 20:22

Forbes

Carcinogenic Laws: Coffee Shop Cancer Warnings Do More Harm Than Good
Forbes
It requires companies selling products that expose people to cancer risk to post warnings of such exposure. If a product contains any substance that appears on California's carcinogenic list, the company has to prove that the existence is harmless or ...

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