Picking Your Poison: How Everyday Chemicals Are Affecting Us

From WNYC comes this must listen to segment with Industrial Hygienist Monona Rossol and author of several books including her latest, Pick Your Poison: How Our Mad Dash to Chemical Utopia is Making Lab Rats of Us All which discusses how everyday chemicals in the products we use and our environment are seeping into our bodies and affecting us.

Chemist Monona Rossol, talks about how the chemicals in everyday products are harming us—scientists have started linking our increased rates of cancer, autism, obesity, and asthma to chemicals—and what the government is not doing about it. In her new book, Pick Your Poison: How Our Mad Dash to Chemical Utopia is Making Lab Rats of Us All, she explains how everyday toxins get into our bodies and accumulate over time and provides us with inspiration to make changes.


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  1. [...] The FDA is a corrupt agency…don't you know that by now? Just check out their association with BIg Pharma and all the drugs that are allowed on the market that very soon after get recalled. As for chemicals and the FDA total lack of oversight… Picking Your Poison: How Everyday Chemicals Are Affecting Us [...]

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