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Articles published August 2018

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Lake Okeechobee and its Toxic Algae

The Weather Channel took a trip to Florida's Lake Okeechobee for their latest documentary short titled "Toxic Lake". Their mission: a deep dive into the toxic algae that's poisoning marine life and swimmers, forcing beaches to close, and costing business owners millions of… Continue Reading

Crayons and other back to school supplies found to contain harmful toxins

The last few weeks of summer are upon us, and that means children across the country are just beginning a new school year. Most families have been preparing for the return the last few weeks by purchasing items from a list provided… Continue Reading

Cancer-linked chemicals found at Cocoa Beach golf course

Florida citizens residing near Satellite Beach and Cocoa Beach may have been exposed to toxic chemicals. A new study showed that not only were three test wells in Satellite Beach contaminated by toxins such as perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA),… Continue Reading

USDA issues alert about salads, wraps due to parasite worry

If you recently purchased any beef, pork, or poultry salads and/or wraps from stores such as Trader Joe’s, Walgreens, or Kroger you’re going to want to check a newly released recall list. According to the Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service,… Continue Reading