glyphosate

Health

Glyphosate: Battle over health diagnosis

The health effects of glyphosate, a weedkiller deemed “likely carcinogenic” in 2015 by the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer, is at the heart of an intense debate between manufacturers, scientists, NGOs and assessment authorities. (Article in French)Read more →

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Health

Junk food is fattening rural Chinese children: study

Researchers raised the alarm Wednesday about an obesity explosion among children in rural China as a Western-style diet high in sugar and carbohydrates starts taking its toll. A 29-year survey of kids in China’s eastern Shandong province revealed that 17 percent of boys younger than…
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Health

USA: Grocery shopping with a doctor

While France is struggling with its experiments in nutritional labeling, in the United States, it is health professionals who are taking direct action. Now you can go grocery shopping with your doctor or nurse. (Article in French)Read more →

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Health

Radio Salmon…

Fresh salmon coming from conventional channels, whether from Norway or Ireland, is less contaminated than before, while organic varieties are more contaminated, according to a study published today by 60 Millions de Consommateurs. (Article in French)Read more →

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Health

Nine pollutants in infant food products

Nine pollutants, including heavy metals and polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB), are present in food products for infants in doses that pose a risk, ANSES warned Wednesday in a study of unprecedented scale. (Article in French)Read more →

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Nutrition

Mediterranean diet not sexy anymore

It may be on the UNESCO heritage list, but global experts warn the Mediterranean diet, prized for its health benefits, is losing so much ground to the fast food culture that the decline may be irreversible.Read more →