Three top Cornell University researchers discussed links between chemicals in household consumer products, quality of life and outdated regulations at an Inside Cornell journalist-only lunch, June 18, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

Researchers Margaret Frey, Human Ecology; Anthony Hay, Microbiology, CALS; and Motoko Mukai, Population Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, discussed how the field of toxicology has advanced since the Toxic Substances Control Act was enacted in 1976; how chemicals, endocrine disruptors, and chemical interactions are having subtle impacts on our quality of life; and the need to enact science-based law to limit chemical exposure in the environment.

About Inside Cornell: This event is part of a series held in New York City and Washington, D.C. featuring high-interest experts working at Cornell University. The free, catered lunch sessions are on-the-record, and media members are welcome to record video and audio as desired.