US food safety regulations allow more than 10,000 chemicals to be added to a variety of foods.
The American Academy of Pediatrics cites decades of research documenting endocrine disruption and other adverse health effects. The group says current regulations and oversight are not sufficient. What do we need to know about the health effects of hidden chemicals in our food?
Maricel V. Maffini, scientist and independent consultant with more than 20 years of research experience in the fields of carcinogenesis, reproductive biology and endocrine disruption
Rachel Shaffer, co-author of the recent food additives policy statement and technical report, published on behalf of the American Academy of Pediatrics
American Academy of Pediatrics: Food Additives and Child Health
New York Times: Chemicals in Food May Harm Children, Pediatricians’ Group Says
The Guardian: Are we poisoning our children with plastic?