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On the brink of a disaster

Mercury pollution of India

New Delhi, November 7, 2003: Mercury, a very toxic and dangerous substance, has severely contaminated land, water, air and the food chain throughout India.

Toxic Dumping: Destination India

New Delhi, November 4, 2003: India has earned the dubious distinction of becoming the biggest consumer in the world of a highly toxic and deadly substance: mercury.

The Mercury Menace

New Delhi, November 3, 2003: Toxic and deadly mercury imports into India have increased by six fold in the last seven years, reveals recently released data of the government.

The fat of our cooking oil

How government regulations are deliberately compromising our health and our bodies

  • Results of CSE laboratory study on cooking oils released. Study looks at major brands in the market. Reveals some unpalatable facts about fat

  • Finds high levels of dangerous trans fats in all samples of vanaspati oils

CSE stands by its report on honey, debunks Australian honeymaker’s claims


New Delhi, September 18, 2010:
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has come out with a strong rebuttal of claims made by Capilano, the Australian honey producing firm, which has rejected the tests on honey conducted by CSE’s Pollution Monitoring Lab.

CSE lab study: Busting the myth about ‘pure and natural’ honey

A latest study by CSE’s Pollution Monitoring Lab finds antibiotic contamination in honey; investigations by Down To Earth points to double standards in regulations as foreign brands sold in India also have contamination

Where poison flows in the veins

CSE Study finds residues of 6-13 pesticides in blood samples of villagers in Punjab.

The trouble with toys…

 Latest CSE study finds high levels of toxic phthalates in children’s toys in India.

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