Homo Toxicus

Genre:  Documentary
Running Time:  87 min.
Release Date: May 16, 2008 (limited)

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After Homo consumus, could we now be entering the era of Homo toxicus? A hard-hitting, first-person investigation into the chemical contaminants we don't know about in our bodies, and via the placenta and mother's milk, into the bodies of fetuses and infants.

Heavy metals, pesticides, PCBs, endocrine disrupters... are we bequeathing our toxic load to our children along with our DNA? Will the cautionary principle be enough to outweigh the financial interests tied to the manufacturing of toxic chemicals? Victims ask questions, representatives from corporations and government reply.

Director: Carole Poliquin
Studio: Filmoption International

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