NRDC’s Junk Claims on “Endocrine-Disrupting” Chemicals

news_views_icon“National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Champions Shoddy Journalism on Endocrine Active Chemicals,” By Jon Entine.
As Jon Entine of the Genetic Literacy Project reports, the NRDC is not exactly known for scientific nuance. So, there was little surprise when blogger Mae Wu took to the cyberwaves recently to plug an NBC Dateline story promoting the alleged dangers of “endocrine disrupting” chemicals.According to Wu, we should all be shocked—yes shocked—that an NBC producer and her family found trace chemicals in their urine—microscopic amounts of BPA, triclosan and phthalates—all of which are approved and not harmful as commonly used, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Read the full article on

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