Rocket fuel

May 11, 2005

Man, I was just thinking about having a salad this afternoon. Bummer. But if you want to see how one more environmental article will be written off look no further than what a skeptic would call an alarmist article with no backbone, read on. For all the text surrounding the presence of rocket fuel in lettuce, this sentence alone, was the only one to speak of an effect of the substance...

Perchlorate, which impairs the thyroid’s ability to take up iodide and produce hormones critical to proper fetal and infant brain development, has contaminated almost 300 drinking water sources and farm wells in California and an unknown number of sources in at least fifteen other states.

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