You’re Probably Analyzing Your Micronucleus Data All Wrong (And How To Do It Right)

I've read a lot of micronucleus studies lately. And I'm not here to call anyone out. Honestly, I'm here to help. But the first step in an intervention is to help you realize there's...

You’re Probably Analyzing Your Micronucleus Data All Wrong (And How To Do It Right)

I've read a lot of micronucleus studies lately. And I'm not here to call anyone out. Honestly, I'm here to help. But the first...

EFSA, Bias, and Titanium Dioxide

When the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reviews the science about a chemical, they review all of the science, right? Like, they look at...

4,080 Skittles per Day, DNA Damage and the Law

A couple of weeks ago, a California resident filed a class action lawsuit against Mars, Inc., the maker of Skittles. The plaintiff alleges that...

Skittles Maker Sued Based in Part Based on Study in Questionable Journal

The class action lawsuit, Thames vs Mars, Inc, where Jenile Thames is suing the maker of skittles candies, is based on the European Commission's...

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Glyphosate

Did a Federal Appeals Court Actually Say Glyphosate Isn’t Safe?

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals made a very straightforward administrative law judgement -- they did not make any statement on the health or...

The Toxic Truth: 8 Flaws Call Friends of the Earth Glyphosate Urine Study Into Question

Recently, Friends of the Earth, published a paper in the journal Environmental Research (Fagan, et al 2020, “Organic diet intervention significantly reduces urinary glyphosate...

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Philosophy of Toxicology and Ethics

Skittles Maker Sued Based in Part Based on Study in Questionable Journal

The class action lawsuit, Thames vs Mars, Inc, where Jenile Thames is suing the maker of skittles candies, is based on the European Commission's...

P-Values: The Most Powerful and Irresponsibly Used Statistic in Science

It's safe to say, when you boil it down, almost all of my clients come to me because of p-values. Sometimes it's because a...

Critical Tox Theory: Ethics and Funding Sources

I recently read an article in the American Journal of Public Health where Briggs and Vallone argue that industry scientists, especially scientists funded by...

Can We Trust Small Toxicology Studies?

I’m going to let you in on a little (maybe not so) secret: toxicology is in a crisis. A crisis that really calls a...

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