Study: Most Cosmetics Sold In U.S, Canada Contain Toxic PFAs Used In Nonstick PansMore than half the cosmetics sold in the United States and Canada are awash with a toxic industrial compound associated with serious health conditions, including cancer and reduced birth weight, according to a new study.
Tri-Valley Water Districts Tackle Toxic Chemicals In Drinking Water WellsAt least 500 hundred drinking water wells that serve up to nine million Californians have potentially dangerous levels of a highly toxic family of chemicals and some of the worst are right here in the Bay Area.
Monsanto Appeals Reduced $78 Million VerdictMonsanto filed a notice of appeal in San Francisco Superior Court challenging a jury verdict in favor of Dewayne Johnson on Tuesday.
Report Warns Against Using Plastic Food ContainersA new report is warning against using plastic food containers because of the fear that harmful chemicals could leak into your food.
Trump's EPA Retreats From Reviewing Toxins In Widespread UsePresident Donald Trump’s administration is retreating from a congressionally mandated review of some of the most dangerous chemicals in public use: millions of tons of asbestos, flame retardants and other toxins.
Car Seat Chemical Probe Prompts Legislation, KPIX Reporter On CBS 'The Talk'A KPIX 5 investigation exposing the false advertising, legal loopholes and outdated regulations that allow the exposure of millions of babies and toddlers to dangerous chemicals in car seats is generating national attention.
Feds Blamed For Exposing Kids To "Cancer-Causing" Car Seat ChemicalsA recent KPIX investigation repeatedly uncovered concerning, even cancer causing, chemicals in a majority of the car seats tested, and many blame the federal government.
Teen Exposure To Chemicals In Makeup Linked To Obesity, Cancer, Brain DisordersA new study at UC Berkeley revealed that when teens stop using certain makeup products, even briefly, levels of hormone-disrupting chemicals drop significantly.
Health Watchdog Group Finds Cancer-Causing Chemicals E-CigarettesSmoking e-cigarettes or "vaping" is hazardous to your health according to a Bay Area health watchdog group.
Twinkies' Turnaround: How The Hostess Treat Miraculously Averted DemiseIt wasn't long ago that we were reporting on the demise of the iconic snack food company behind Twinkies, but Forbes Magazine reports their miraculous comeback purely engineering genius.
Chlorine In U.S. Processed Chicken Holding Up Trade Deal With EuropeIt's called the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or T-TIP for short. The ambitious trade and investment agreement is now getting hammered out between the U.S. and the European Union. But it's hit a massive stumbling block - over how Americans process a favorite food: chicken.
Beagles Rescued From Labs In Bay Area, Nation After Being Used For Chemical TestingIt's biotech's dirty little secret: We discovered at least four companies in the Bay Area are testing everything from medicine to chemical products on dogs. Most won't survive. But for the ones that do, there is a chance at a new life.
2 Arrested Following Illegal Pot Grow Operation Bust Near Historic Santa Cruz WaterwayTwo male suspects were arrested and 180 marijuana plants were removed last Tuesday from private property following the discovery of a marijuana cultivation site in a Santa Cruz county waterway.
Healdsburg Residents Concerned With Fluoridated Water Seek Ballot Measure Healdsburg is the only city in Sonoma County that has fluoride in its water, but a growing chorus of people are saying that they should get rid of it.
FDA Loophole May Be Allowing Unsafe Chemicals In Your Food A loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations may be allowing unsafe chemicals in your food, according to the findings of one environmental organization.