Regulation

21 03, 2024

Are Artificial Flavors Bad For You?

By |2024-03-21T18:34:48-04:00March 21st, 2024|Less Cancer|

Consumers face an overwhelming number of options on store shelves these days, many draped in labels making claims like “natural” and “eco-friendly”. Unfortunately, many of these claims are questionable at best. Artificial flavors have a negative connotation, but that reputation is largely unearned. Most artificial flavorings have identical chemical structures compared to natural flavorings, despite

14 12, 2023

Ensuring Regulation Safeguards Risk from Cosmetics

By |2023-12-14T11:13:32-05:00December 14th, 2023|PFAS|

Less Cancer recently called on the FDA to prioritize a program to require the chemicals in cosmetics to be registered. This call to action is in response to the ever-increasing rates young women are using cosmetics,  at younger ages,  as a result of social media messaging that encourages women to strive for an idealized appearance. Less Cancer

17 07, 2023

 Aspartame: Health Research and Cancer Link

By |2023-07-17T07:10:32-04:00July 17th, 2023|Cancer|

Aspartame, an artificial sweetener, has been a topic of debate and discussion for years due to concerns about its potential health effects. A closer look at the chemical makeup of aspartame, its most common applications, and the extensive research conducted to understand its impact on human health helps provide are more useful look at

19 03, 2023

EPA Sets National Primary Drinking Water Regulation to Address PFAS

By |2023-03-19T05:34:30-04:00March 19th, 2023|PFAS|

After decades of delay, the Environmental Protection Agency established legally-enforceable levels of six PFAS commonly found in drinking water. The legislation is considered a key step toward wider consumer protection related to PFAS. What Is The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation? The National Primary Drinking Water Regulation (NPDWR) expands on several state-led efforts to establish

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