Detection devices for chemicals have become so powerful that they could virtually detect 1 single grain of corn in a 20 000km-long cargo train full of wheat !

Part.4 - Should we worry about our health


Today we can spot the tiniest traces

Consumers realize they are exposed to chemicals, and often ask themselves if this may pose a risk to their health.

Most concerns arise from the unprecedented ability of science to detect the presence of these substances in food, water, atmosphere, or in biological matrices such as hair, urine or blood.

We are now able to detect even the tiniest quantities of almost everything. The fact that a substance is detected does not mean that an actual health concern exists.