Dioxins, combustion and cancer

Dioxins are often hitting the headlines: “Iraq littered with high levels of nuclear and dioxin contamination, study finds”, “Up to 100,000 Irish pigs to be culled because of dioxin scare” and “Supermarkets on dioxin alert over contaminated egg products“. However, do dioxins really deserve their bad name? And what are they really? What are dioxins? “Dioxins” can […]