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Study: Preservative Used in Pop-Tarts and Hundreds of Popular Foods May Harm the Immune System

New Science Suggests the FDA Should Test All Food Chemicals for Safety WASHINGTON – A food preservative used to prolong the shelf life of Pop-Tarts, Rice Krispies Treats, Cheez-Its and almost 1,250 other popular processed foods may harm the immune system, according to a new peer-reviewed study by Environmental Working Group. For the study, published this week in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, EWG researchers used data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s Toxicity Forecaster, or ToxCast, to assess the health hazards of the most common chemicals added to food, as well as the “ forever chemicals ” known as PFAS, which can migrate to food from packaging. EWG’s analysis of ToxCast data showed that the preservative tert-butylhydroquinone, or TBHQ, has been found to harm the immune system both in both animal tests and in non-animal tests known as high-throughput in vitro toxicology testing. This finding is of particular concern during the coronavi

Surviving a Startup - New Book by Steve Hoffman

Steve Hoffman Shares his Startup Wisdom in his New Book New entrepreneurial book available now. Steve Hoffman aka Captain Hoff's new book "Surviving a Startup" gives entrepreneurs everything they need to know to overcome seemingly impossible odds and navigate their way to success.  Here is a snapshot of the interesting sections covered: Devil’s Candy: Launching a Startup Raising Venture Capital: Show Me the Money! Bootstrapping It: Guerrilla Marketing and Growth Hacking Unicorn Hunters: Finding Your Mojo Scaling Up: Building a Billion-Dollar Business Rules to Win By: Growth Leadership Own Path Full disclosure: I have been a mentor at Steve's program and the man is amazing. With his busy schedule, he could say two sentences to me and make a big impact. He has helped startups globally and he puts his knowledge into his latest book. I call it a book of startup wisdom. Order "Surviving a Startup" now and our readers get the full Founders Space Online Startup