The residents of Nitro, West Virginia, will receive $84 million for medical monitoring, $9 million for the cleanup of 4,500 homes, and legal fees.
The FDA is currently considering a ban on the use of BPA in infant formula containers. The chemical has already been banned in Canada, the E.U. and China.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest sent a letter to the FDA on Monday detailing concerns about a compound used to give cola its distinctive look.
The FDA will vote on whether or not to ban BPA from all food packaging by the end of March.
A new study found that a high-fiber diet can help prevent cancer and cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.
Several recent studies are poking holes in theories that antioxidizing compounds can help the body fight disease.
Environmentalists and farm workers are asking California's governor-elect to ban the use of cancer-causing pesticide, methyl iodide, on strawberry fields.
Food and liquid containers just got safer. Canada leads the way worldwide in declaring bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance.
Scientists and pesticide regulators are at odds over California's recent approval of a toxic pesticide for strawberries.
Hawaii will become the first state in the U.S. to ban the possession, sale or distribution of shark fins.
A new study shows that despite other health benefits, eating plenty of vegetables does not necessarily reduce your cancer risk.
Recent studies link bisphenol-A, a chemical commonly found in canned foods and plastic bottles, to erectile dysfunction and other health problems