Latest Carcinogen Stories

2009-10-28 15:18:59

A new report from an American Cancer Society (ACS) scientific advisory subcommittee on cancer and the environment says exposure to carcinogens should be minimized or eliminated whenever feasible, and calls for new strategies to more effectively and efficiently screen the large number of chemicals to which the public is exposed.

2009-10-21 13:31:11

A toxin produced by mold on nuts and grains can cause liver cancer if consumed in large quantities.

2009-10-21 10:12:00

DETROIT, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, in cooperation with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), will launch a targeted health initiative in January 2010 focused on environmentally-associated cancers.

2009-09-08 07:17:00

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wellstone Filters Sciences, Inc., (OTC Bulletin Board: WFLR) the leading reduced-risk cigarette filter technology company lauds a recent lawsuit filed by Reynolds American and Lorillard challenging new FDA legislation in Federal Court.

2009-08-17 13:13:35

Snuff and chewing tobacco are not safer because they don't burn and produce inhalable smoke like cigarettes, U.S.

2009-08-16 09:54:16

Attention all smokeless tobacco users! It's time to banish the comforting notion that snuff and chewing tobacco are safe because they don't burn and produce inhalable smoke like cigarettes.

2009-08-13 08:15:33

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is warning people not to eat Pidy-brand Pur Mamba peanut butter because it might be contaminated with aflatoxin. The CFIA said the product, made in Haiti, is sold in one-pound plastic containers and was distributed in Quebec. Aflatoxins are a group of toxic compounds produced by certain strains of fungi, officials said.

2009-08-03 05:00:00

COLLEYVILLE, Texas, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The study by the FDA released July 22, 2009 may actually prove what e-cigarette aficionados have been shouting on the rooftops from day one: that electronic cigarettes are actually much safer than tobacco cigarettes.

2009-07-29 10:45:00

The World Health Organization’s cancer research agency announced Wednesday that tanning beds and other forms of ultraviolet radiation now rank alongside cigarettes and asbestos as a top-level cancer threat.

2009-07-28 12:14:59

The Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area established by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) has issued the MAK and BAT Values List for 2009.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.