Apparently harmless objects in your house like your sofa, your cookware, wallpaper, and even a hot bowl of chicken noodle soup may contain dangerous chemicals. According to testimony before senate subcommittee the truth is that hazardous chemicals and toxins are now so prevalent in our homes and environment that some babies are born “pre-polluted.”
According to Ken Cook, president of the Environmental Working Group, evidence has been found that there have been 10 cases of babies who were born with more than 200 synthetic chemicals in their blood. Overall, more than 80,000 chemicals are now used today, most of which haven’t been tested for safety.
Here is a list of some surprising places inside your house where hidden toxins may be found and how to protect yourself.