Untrustworthy Government Science

news_views_icon“Government Scientists are Squandering the Public’s Trust,” Center for Accountability in Science.formaldehyde
Who do you trust to tell you whether the products you buy are safe? Bloggers like the Food Babe who crow about “yoga mat” chemicals in bread? Or federal environmental and health regulators who review scientific research and determine which products are safe for consumers? According to a recent ORC poll commissioned by the Center for Accountability in Science, respondents overwhelmingly placed the most faith in federal health and environmental regulatory agencies–ahead of environmental advocacy groups, university scientists, and the news media. But government agencies aren’t always good arbiters of sound science, either. Read more.

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