Michael Bernstein

‘Masked’ mold toxins ( greater than the potential health threats from pesticides and insecticides ) in food should be included in safety regulations

Contact: Michael Bernstein m_bernstein@acs.org 202-872-6042 American Chemical Society ‘Masked’ mold toxins in food should be included in safety regulations Government limits on mold toxins present naturally in grain crops should be expanded to include so-called “masked mycotoxins” that change from… Read More ›

Ingredient in tequila ( Agave ) plant may fight osteoporosis and other diseases: 50 percent increase in levels of a protein associated with the build-up of new bone tissue.

2010 study posted for filing Contact: Michael Bernstein m_bernstein@acs.org 415-978-3504 (Meeting, March 21-25) 202-872-6042 (After March 25) American Chemical Society IMAGE:The agave plant, the source of tequila, also may supply a healthful food additive.Click here for more information. SAN FRANCISCO,… Read More ›

New analysis of drinking water-related gastrointestinal illness: May Cause up to cause of up to 1.1 million annual cases of acute gastrointestinal illness

Contact: Michael Bernstein m_bernstein@acs.org 202-872-6042 American Chemical Society The distribution system piping in U.S. public water systems that rely on non-disinfected well water or “ground water” may be a largely unrecognized cause of up to 1.1 million annual cases of… Read More ›