During the November SOT Council meeting, two new SOT Issue Statements were approved and adopted: “The Complexities in Assessing the Risk to Public Health of Low-Level Arsenic Exposure” and “Food and Feed Safety of Genetically Engineered Food Crops.”
If cancer and metabolic disease are not one of the biggest and rapidly rising medical issues, I don’t know what is—I say this primarily because I am not a medical expert; although, I would like to perceive myself as a person well-acquainted with Google.
Toxicologists generally agree that dietary supplements are safe for consumption when used appropriately. However, all recognize that there is a paucity of toxicity information available on them, as most human toxicity data must come from post-market analysis and data collection.
Engineered nanomaterials can have chemical, physical, and biological properties that differ from those of their larger counterparts. There is striking evidence that nanomaterials add a lot of value to consumer goods, but we also need to understand if there are any potential unintended consequences.