11 Nov '11, 1am

School lunches tainted with hormone ... - Environmental Health News

School lunches tainted with hormone ... - Environmental Health News

The preparing and packaging of foods for school meals is a significant source of both DEHP and DBP exposure in school-aged children in Italy. The results suggest food is contaminated with phthalates through the food packing process and by direct contact with the packaging. The food's temperature, the time it is exposed to packaging and the type of food may all contribute to the increased levels measured in the food after packaging, the researchers report. A variety of foods had some level of contamination prior to processing at the catering service, but levels increased significantly after preparation, packaging and delivery to the school. The highest levels of these phthalates were in foods processed off-site prior to packaging and delivery to the school, suggesting that contact with preparation/packaging materials is a major source of contamination. In addition, bread ro...

Full article: http://www.environmentalhealthnews.org/ehs/newscience/201...

Tweets

Can Arts School Students be Different?

blinkymummy.blogspot.com 14 Nov '11, 12am

This site requires JavaScript.

Research links pesticides, non-Hodgkin's lympho...

environmentalhealthnews.org 11 Nov '11, 2pm

Elevated levels of organochlorine pesticides years before the cancer develops increases the risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma...

Men's Health Talk

todayonline.com 14 Nov '11, 9pm

Each year, about 4,800 men are diagnosed with cancer and about 4,500 die from it. Find out more on top cancers affecting t...

Why BMI Is not A complete Indicator of health #...

sg.news.yahoo.com 10 Nov '11, 2pm

Have you had days where you were so overwhelmed with work or studies that you had to do many projects, yet you knew that y...

Utilities’ Energy Efficiency Spend Varies Wildl...

environmentalleader.com 11 Nov '11, 7am

U.S. utilities each spent anywhere from $0.02 to $4.80 per MWh of retail sales on energy efficiency programs in 2009, acco...

@chenyi92 got 2 days! i whichever also can

@chenyi92 got 2 days! i whichever also can

oschool.com.sg 12 Nov '11, 10am

The annual O School Recital gives each and every talent in our classrooms a chance to showcase what they've learnt. After ...

First lesson in beauty school:

First lesson in beauty school:

michellephan.com 14 Nov '11, 5pm

I’m thrilled to announce that you all have been accepted to the MichellePhan.com Beauty School! Going forward, be on the l...

iCandy: Here’s to Your Health

spectrum.ieee.org 22 Nov '11, 6pm

Achieving Maxwell‐accurate Electromagnetic Integrity in Chip‐Package‐System Design IBM: Rational Team Concert Data Sheet I...