Flame Retardants Found in Meat, Fish, and Peanut Butter

June 2, 2012 by  
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Research published in  Environmental Health Perspectives has confirmed some of our worst fears about food additives – hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), a brominated flame retardant used in polystyrene foams in thermal insulation and electrical equipment, has been found in some of our most basic foods. High HBCD levels were found canned sardines, fresh salmon, peanut butter and tilapia but canned chili and sliced ham, turkey, chicken and other deli meats. Click ahead to read more and learn about the health risks of eating HBCD. READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: contaminants in fish , contaminants in meat , contaminants in peanut butter , flame retardants , flame retardants in food , flame retardants in GMOs , food safety , GMOs , HBCD , hexabromocyclododecane

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