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Do your homework... Many "expert panels" are a marketing tool for industry


A July 16th, 2001 article from the Washington Post discusses how Environmental Protection Agency scientists and experts are frequently compromised by conflicts of interest when ruling on chemical safety standards.  Many of these advisors have ties to the chemical industry which call into question their motives and objectivity.  Don't be surprised when an "Expert Panel" recommends the product of the company who is sponsoring them.

Do your homework before listening to "experts"... the family you protect might be your own!

If you want to learn more about industry's influence
over science you may find the following book of interest:

Trust Us, We're Experts:
How Industry Manipulates Science
and Gambles with Your Future

by Sheldon Rampton and John Stauber



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