Chemicals in Pesticides and Water May Cause Food Allergies
POSTED: Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:34am
UPDATED: Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 11:14am
Allergists report that high levels of a chemical used in pesticides and to chlorinate water are associated with food allergies.
Scientists analyzed urine sample data from a study of more than 10,000 people. They believe high levels of dichlorophenols may weaken food tolerance in some people, though they say more research is needed.