Thursday, June 18, 2009
Consider where they are coming from. If they were made in China, the EPA is concerned about a toxic chemical, perchlorate (found in the cheap imports), seeping into our drinking water and hindering the thyroid's production of growth hormones in pregnant women and children. Luckily, chemists Mike Hiskey and Darren Naud have been working on friendlier fire. Too bad there aren't any laws regulating perchlorate just yet.