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GLP Part 2: Federal Regulation’s Buggy Whip Science

See also: GLP, Part 1, “Good Laboratory Practices:” Obsolete Federal Science, Jeopardizing Public Health, and the multi-part series: Why You Can’t Trust Corporate & Federal Regulatory “Science” The average non-scientist would have no problem recognizing any number of once-useful  objects and practices that are now obsolete in a modern, first-world country. That list would certainly include […]

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GLP, Part 1, “Good Laboratory Practices:” Obsolete Federal Science, Jeopardizing Public Health.

See also: GLP Part 2: Federal Regulation’s Buggy Whip Science, and the multi-part series: Why You Can’t Trust Corporate & Federal Regulatory “Science” Federal regulatory science is flawed in many aspects, but one of the primary reasons lies in the outdated and rudimentary rules embodied in “Good Laboratory Practices” (GLP). GLP was created in 1978 […]

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Secret Chemicals: What The Government Won’t Tell You, Can Kill

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   Most of the studies that the federal government uses to determine the safety of chemicals is conducted by corporations or their contractors. That work is done by people with  financial conflicts of interest and […]

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Why You Can’t Trust Corporate & Federal Regulatory “Science”

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   On One Hand: Trustworthy Science Is published, Is peer-reviewed, Discloses conflicts of interest (or even better has none), and Makes public all the data and other information to allow its results to be verified […]

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People Trust Scientists, Mistrust Government, Corporations

This article is one in a series. For the other articles, please see:  INDEX: “Why You Can’t Trust Government Science”   Most people’s lists of “The 10 Biggest Lies” contains the statement that, “I’m from the government and I’m here to help you.” Sadly, that applies to regulatory science as well as our upcoming series […]

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Evolving Connections Between Phthalates and Obesity/Type 2 Diabetes

In short: scientific evidence increasingly finds that phthalates are connected with Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes. More research is needed. The following excerpts come from  peer-reviewed studies published in 2014 and 2015. Note, the term “epigenetics” refers to a process in which the activity of a gene can be controlled, blocked or overexpressed by mechanisms […]

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Driving Innovation: How Stronger Laws Pull Safer Chemicals into the Market

The following is excerpted from PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT: DRIVING INNOVATION: HOW STRONGER LAWS PULL SAFER CHEMICALS INTO THE MARKET and makes a solid case that chemical industry rants against protecting the general public are false. People OR Profits? “A common refrain by the regulated (or soon-to-be regulated) industry is that stricter laws over […]

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