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Toxic Mold in Seeds Are Possible Carcinogen

Sunflower seeds contain a toxin produced by mold that could increase health risk. Michigan State University researchers found that sunflower seeds, corn, peanuts, pistachios, and almonds contaminated with aflatoxin can contribute to liver cancer. Aflatoxin is considered as a potent … Continue reading

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Damp Building Effect

The phrase toxic mold syndrome should be replaced by damp building effect, which refers to a well-documented effect. Mold is certainly part of the picture but doctors can’t always define if it is an allergy, mold toxin, or some other … Continue reading

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Indoor Air Quality Experts

There is more than one thing involved in air quality. There are plenty of toxins out there. Indoor air quality can be affected by Carbon monoxide, radon, cigarette smoke, whatever toxins are floating around in the smoggy air outside your … Continue reading

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Do you have mold?

You probably have mold if: You spell a moldy odor. You see mold. You have a water leak. You have had more rain that normal. You have had a flood in the past. You have condensation on your windows. You … Continue reading

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Not so hidden mold

Maybe you’ve been the round with your doctors and can’t find the cause. Maybe there are terrible headaches, or nausea, or swollen faces, and you can’t figure out what it is. Maybe it is mold in your home. Tightly sealed … Continue reading

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Mold Remediators Find Toxic Mold in Des Moines Basement

Extensive levels of four different dangerous toxic molds (Stachybotrys, Aspergillus, Penicillium, and Chaetomium mold species) were found on October 19, 2013, during the mold inspection and investigation of a suburban Des Moines residence. The mold growth was a large residential … Continue reading

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Mold Found in Ice Machines at Multiple Restaurants

The Northeast Health District reports the following health inspection scores and some of those scores indicated high mold content in ice machines. KFC, 2150 Barnett Shoals Road, Athens Violation of: 4-2B. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized — Mold growth in … Continue reading

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Parking lot possible over mold facility

The building and property has since been given to the parish, and former Terrebonne Parish Mental Health Center in Houma begins soon, but toxic mold inside is a concern. Beginning March 28, 23,000-square-foot building will be stripped of the toxic … Continue reading

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Hardhit storm victims hit New York City Mold Inspection, NYC Mold Removal Companies Hard

Homeowners and mold removal companies are joining forces turning to Congress for assistance in meeting cleanup needs of the storm victims overwhelmed by hazardous waste, raw sewage contamination, and toxic mold problems across the city. Insurance companies are struggling to … Continue reading

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PAPYRUS Signature Collection Frames Recalled Due to Risk of Exposure to Mold (3)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2012 Release #13-082 Firm’s Recall Hotline: (855) 730-7998 CPSC Recall Hotline: (800) 638-2772 CPSC Media Contact: (301) 504-7908 HC Media Contact: (613) 957-2983 PAPYRUS Signature Collection Frames Recalled Due to Risk of Exposure to Mold … Continue reading

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