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Replacing CFCs with other chemicals may have resulted in contaminated food

Replacing ozone depleting chemicals with more environmentally friendly alternatives has inadvertently led to harmful compounds contaminating our food and water, according to a study Chlorofluorocarbons were restricted in the 1980s due to their effects on ozone Researchers say the connections used as an alternative could be just as bad In contrast to CFCs, the new compounds do not decompose in …

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CDC: 1 dead, 9 patients after eating ground beef contaminated with salmonella

Courtesy: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Courtesy: Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC reported Friday afternoon cases from six states – California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. According to officials, eight of the ten people affected had to be hospitalized. Salmonella usually has a 20% hospitalization rate, according to the CDC. Those …

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Spacesuit gloves contaminated during the All-Woman Spacewalk

A NASA astronaut's space gloves were contaminated by women on Friday (October 18) during the historic spacewalk. NASA astronauts Christine Koch and Jessica Meir launched a spacewalk last Friday to replace one of the International Space Station's Battery Charging-Unloading (BCDU) units, following a previous spacewalk on 11 May. October had failed. The spacewalk was successful as the astronauts also mastered …

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King Arthur Flour recalls unbleached all-purpose flour that may be contaminated by E. coli

King Arthur Flour, in association with the ADM Milling Company, has announced a voluntary national recall of certain batches of its unbleached general-purpose flour in bags of 5 and 25 pounds since E. coli may be present. ] The recall is an extension of another announced in June. No disease associated with the product has been confirmed. "Consumers should discard …

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The popular heartburn medication may be contaminated with carcinogenic chemicals

The spread of a popular heartburn burner was stopped after contamination by low levels of a carcinogenic chemical was detected. (Photo: Getty Images) A generic version of a popular heartburn medication may be contaminated with a carcinogenic chemical. Drug regulatory agencies in the US and Europe launched an investigation last week that uncovered certain ranitidine-containing drugs. The generic version of …

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Private Israeli spaceships could have contaminated the moon

The moon is littered with human artifacts, remnants of previous missions. For example, there are more than 100 objects in the Sea of ​​Silence, which includes shovels, rakes, TV cameras, a plaque, human trash and more. International agreements require government agencies to be careful to thoroughly sterilize everything that enters into space or into another world to prevent contamination of …

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Alcohol contaminated with Costa Rica: Methanol-contaminated alcohol suspected of killing at least 19 people in San Jose and other parts of Costa Rica

Costa Rica has reported 19 deaths from methanol poisoning in recent weeks. The government said that several alcohol brands were stained with methanol, a toxic solvent and antifreeze solvent. Since the beginning of June, according to the Ministry of Health in Costa Rica, 14 men and five women have died from methanol poisoning. They were between 32 and 72 years …

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According to the report, many cereals are still contaminated with weed killers

The Environmental Working Party, which has links to the bio-industry, found that all 21 products tested had glyphosate levels "higher than those considered by EEC scientists to protect children's health". Manufacturers claim their food is safe and the results are unprecedented: The group also noted in October that most of the breakfast cereals tested contained glyphosate, the main component of …

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