Purple potatoes protected against disruption of short-chain fatty acid production and gut microbiota brought on by toxic PCB chemicals in a simulated human digestion model, according to a recent study led by McGill University researchers.
Croda is taking steps to assure customers of the purity of its
omega-3 concentrates, certifying that dioxin-like PCB levels in
Incromega are more than 60 per cent below the new EC limits due to
come into force this month.
A survey of infant formula by the UK's food watchdog finds levels
of harmful chemicals, dioxins and dioxin-like polychlorinated
biphenyls (PCBs) in infant formula have fallen significantly over
the past five years and are generally...
Supplement maker Leiner Health Products has released results of an
analysis of its fish oil supplements to reassure consumers of the
safety of its products, following new findings that farmed fish
could be toxic for humans.
New research suggests that women exposed to polychlorinated
biphenyls contamination, usually found in fish, are less likely to
give birth to boys. These findings add to a growing body of
evidence suggesting that environmental pollution...