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Health: Synthetic Chemicals Used In Food Packaging, Processing Could Be Harmful

The study’s authors warn that the packaging could be a problem because most of the substances can leach into the foods we eat.

02/19/2014

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (Credit: CBS 3)

At least 100 Still Out Of Homes After Paulsboro Train Derailment

The precautionary evacuations in Paulsboro were ordered late Friday, hours after the train derailment, and will likely remain in effect throughout the weekend and possibly longer.

12/01/2012

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Fire Crews On The Scene Of Bucks County Hazmat Situation

The incident, which happened at the Roman Halls Plant on River Road in Croydon, involved a drum that had a reaction when the lid was removed.

05/08/2012

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Health: Study Shows Household Products May Contain Harmful Chemicals Not Listed On Label

The products you use every day contain chemicals you may not be aware of, and some of them could cause health problems.

03/09/2012

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Local Advocacy Group Urges Congress To Maintain Strict Chemical Testing In Toys

State Director for PennPirg, Megan DeSmedt says they lobbied long and hard for the laws that are currently on the books and they may have to go back to Congress to rally to keep them.

02/25/2011

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Health Watch: Chemicals In Pregnant Women

New research shows nearly all pregnant women in the United States have potentially harmful chemicals in their bodies.

01/14/2011