Critic of artificial sweeteners pilloried by industry-backed scientists

By Chris Young

Any criticism of the artificial sweetener industry is met with a barrage of criticism, often from questionable sources.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Trade association":

"… the information and the letter was republished with this information.” Trade association or front group? The Calorie Control Council, established in 1966, isn’t …"

U.S. report urges deeper look into breast cancer's environmental links

By Jim Morris

A new federal report urges enhanced research into potential environmental triggers of breast cancer.

Excerpts from this story referencing "breast cancer":

"… eport makes a forceful case for more research into environmental causes of breast cancer, which was diagnosed in 227,000 women, killed 40,000 and cost more than $1 …"

"… ental Research Coordinating Committee, the report notes that most cases of breast cancer “occur in people with no family history,” suggesting that “environme …"

"… action of federal research funding has gone toward examining links between breast cancer and ubiquitous chemicals such as the plastic hardening agent bisphenol A; …"

"… he chemical-intensive industry were nearly five times as likely to develop breast cancer, prior to menopause, as women in a control group. “That was essentially …"

Low doses of some chemicals tied to health effects

By Marla Cone

Scientists see links to infertility, heart disease and other disorders from exposure to small amounts of hormone-altering chemicals

Excerpts from this story referencing "emeritus professor":

"… we have not had an opportunity to fully review this paper, Michael Kamrin, emeritus professor of Michigan State University, has concluded ‘low dose’ effects have no …"

EPA’s hormonal ups and downs

By Jillian Olsen

Warning: the following contains an actual example of environmental advocates agreeing with the chemical industry. Both sides say that the En

Excerpts from this story referencing "chemicals":

"… ticide issues.The screening program will determine officially which of the chemicals commonly used in pesticides may interfere with the endocrine system, the n …"

"… h, metabolism, and even mood. Animal studies have shown that some of these chemicals can cause developmental and reproductive problems, and scientists worry ab …"

"… r registration reviews that take place every 15 years.The agency picked 73 chemicals for initial screening based on their frequent presence in food, water, and …"

"… , not surprisingly, on why. Environmentalists want the testing to begin on chemicals they already strongly believe to be endocrine disruptors, while the indust …"