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 "American Beverage Association":

"… e “opinion” tag, the food and beverage industry responded quickly. The American Beverage Association, for example, dismissed the paper’s findings, arguing that it was “not …"

"… did not mention to viewers that the study was funded entirely by the American Beverage Association and that two of the study’s authors received consulting fees from C …"

"… e associations, including the International Sweeteners Association and the American Beverage Association, the Council does not publicly list its members. Nor does its website reve …"

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.

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 "disease":

"… fetuses to aging adults — including links to infertility, cardiovascular disease, obesity, cancer and other disorders.“Whether low doses of endocrin …"

"… ogical studies show that environmental exposures are associated with human diseases and disabilities,” they wrote.In addition, the scientists took on the i …"

"… chemicals, including looking for multi-generational effects such as adult diseases that are triggered by fetal exposures.“Some people keep slamming the to …"

"… t at a high dose of a hormonal substance, while a lower dose may trigger a disease.The breast cancer drug tamoxifen "provides an excellent example for how hi …"

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