Should We Fear Flames or Flame Retardants?

acsh_flame_retardant_cover_fullacshlogo“Be Very Afraid of Flame-Retardants: NY Times Blog. Why? They Don’t (can’t) Say,” By American Council on Science and Health.
Another in the very long line of toxic terrors comes your way in today’s “Science” section of the paper of record, the New York Times. One of their favorites from their stable of scaremongers, Deborah Blum (writing, quite appropriately, in her “Poison Pen” blog), has taken the trouble to warn us, again, about the omnipresence of [insert the word “toxic” here as needed] flame retardants and the threat they present to our health and well-being. Read more.

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