Search - List of Books by Samuel Epstein
Samuel S. Epstein is a medical doctor, and currently professor emeritus of environment and occupational health at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. He is known for his contributions on avoidable causes of cancer, for which he was given the Right Livelihood Award in 1998.
Total Books: 40
Epstein was born in England, in 1926, and emigrated to the United States in 1960. For ten years he held a position at the Children's Cancer Research Foundation and Harvard University; he then became a distinguished professor at Case Western Reserve University before moving to the University of Illinois in 1976.
Besides 270 scientific articles, he has published 12 books, and has been active in publicizing claims on the carcinogenic properties of chlordane pesticides,, growth hormones in milk, nitrosamines in bacon, saccharin, beverage preservatives, and other food additives. However, his work has attracted criticism from the U. S. Food and Drug Administration, which claimed that his book The Safe Shopper's Bible misleads consumers by labeling safe products as carcinogenic.