Wednesday, February 25, 2009
On January 26, 2009, Environmental Health published an article titled "Mercury from chlor-alkali plants: measured concentrations in food product sugar." The authors discuss an investigation by an Environmental Health Officer at the Food and Drug Administration after the EPA reported that on average approximately seven tons of mercury were missing from each of eight mercury cell chlor-alkali plants in operation in the United States. The results are shocking. Click here to read the article.