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Aluminium in Water
Aluminium in Water
Aluminium is one of the most common metals found in the Earth’s crust and so it is naturally present in water. But is it harmful to us?...
Chemicals in Drinking Water
Chemicals in Drinking Water
To achieve a high standard of drinking water in the UK, various chemicals need to be added. So what are these chemicals and how do they affect us?...
Chlorinated Water
Chlorinated Water
There is no disputing that chlorine performs a useful task as a water purifier, but do recent reports of associated health risks mean that it could be dangerous?...
Fish and Heavy Metal Contamination
Fish and Heavy Metal Contamination
Fish are commonly contaminated with heavy metals such as cadmium and mercury – so should we eat it or ditch it?...
Food Miles: The Environmental Impact of Food
Food Miles: The Environmental Impact of Food
Food miles are the distance food travels from its point of origin to its point of destination – but what impact do they have on the environment?...
Foods Which Contain Pesticide Pollutants
Foods Which Contain Pesticide Pollutants
Does food contain pesticide pollutants? Can we wash them off? Will they harm us? Should we buy organic? Read on to find out more....
Pesticides in Your Fruit
Pesticides in Your Fruit
There has been concern raised over the levels of pesticide residue in fruit, despite claims from the FSA that these levels are within safe legal limits....
Pollution: Understanding Food Labels
Pollution: Understanding Food Labels
Most food packaging is crammed full with information - logos, nutritional content, enticing images to mention a few, but with so much going on, how can we best…...
Tinned Food and Your Health
Tinned Food and Your Health
Canning food has long been deemed a safe method of preservation, but is our health at risk from the plastic linings inside?...
What are Water Pollutants?
What are Water Pollutants?
Our water is becoming more and more contaminated with pollutants. So what are these pollutants and how can we help to preserve the cleanliness of our water?...
What Damage Can Pesticides Do?
What Damage Can Pesticides Do?
Most people use pesticides at some point in their life, But if they’re designed to kill plants and animals, what other damage can they do?...
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