‘Pharmacist’s Nightmare’ in New York Waterways — Deceleration

‘Suspect screening’ confirms range of pharmaceuticals, including anticonvulsants, antihistamines, and muscle relaxants. A new way to test for a wide range of micropollutants in waterways has already turned up a nightmarish cocktail of contaminants. “Water quality monitoring is conventionally done by narrowly investigating one or a few contaminants at a time. We aimed to developContinue reading “‘Pharmacist’s Nightmare’ in New York Waterways — Deceleration”

Consumer Reports Tests Variety Of Foods For GMOs

Labeling requirements on food: (Photo Credit: KDKA) PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The controversy is growing over whether foods should be labeled if they contain GMOs — genetically modified organisms. Vermont recently passed legislation requiring GMO labeling and dozens of other states are considering similar actions. Consumer Reports tested more than 80 processed foods to see justContinue reading “Consumer Reports Tests Variety Of Foods For GMOs”