is an independent, nonprofit, tax-exempt organization.
Additionally, in a July dispatch, the ACSH
questioned the marketing of Truvia, a new sweetener on the market that the ACSH
determined to be safe, as a "natural" sweetener.
noted in a press release that the ACSH
panel's report "shows
indicator has contributed usefully to knowledge about the accessibility and overall performance of primary health care (Weissman, Gatsonis, and Epstein 1992; Billings et al.
Steve Milloy's chapter in the ACSH
book tells the story.
The safety of food irradiation has been studied more extensively than any other food preservation or safety method, including canning, freezing, dehydration and the use of chemical additives," says Ruth Kava, director of nutrition at ACSH
Much of the concern about the health effects of chemicals stems from the overly broad application of the now-repealed Delaney clause to the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, says ACSH
The main difference," notes Ruth Kava, ACSH
director of nutrition, "is that the modern processes are much more specific.
Elizabeth Whelan, is perhaps the most prominent GCN ally (though they don't agree on smoking, which ACSH
Surprise: The ACSH
is funded by the plastics industry A pro-phthalate message was even posted on former US Surgeon General Everett Koop's website [drkoop.
According to The Wall Street Journal, ACSH
receives about ten percent of its funding from pesticide producers like Uniroyal (which makes Alar).
In response to the growing level of chemophobia - the irrational fear of chemicals - among the American public, ACSH
compiled this resource book to educate legislators, industry, media, consumers and parents on the actual risks of chemical exposure and use in everyday products.