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Home Health News Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed...

Lack of considerations in cumulative effect of food chemicals could have contributed to increased chronic diseases – News-Medical.Net

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Sep 24 2020
Today, a group of health, environmental, and consumer organizations challenged the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) practice of not accounting for the cumulative health effect of chemicals in the diet when allowing new chemicals in food.
Over 60 years ago, Congress passed a law requiring that FDA and industry do just that. Unfortunately, an Environmental Defense Fund investigation of nearly 900 safety determinations found that only one consider…

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