1.) Identify and discuss an event that has been in the media within the last 6 months that involves a chemical adversely impacting the health of humans or the environment. What actions (if any) have been taken to reverse the impact? Has public opinion influenced how the situation has been addressed?200 words. No references or citations are necessary.2.) Reflect on an incident where you or someone you know has come in contact with a plant or animal toxin. Identify the toxin and discuss the environment in which the organism that produces the toxin thrives. Discuss how the toxin works to produce harmful effects.200 words. No references or citations are necessary.3.) Do a quick search on Bisphenol A (BPA). Based on the findings in your search discussion on BPA, what are your thoughts on the safety of BPA use in consumer products? Do you believe the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) position on BPA is valid? Why might the concern of BPA in baby products, such as bottles and pacifiers, be of greater concern than other products for the general population? Would you let your baby drink from a bottle with BPA?200 words. No references or citations are necessary.4.) Discuss an environmental occupational toxicant that has been in the news within the last 6 months. Discuss the concerns that have brought media attention to this toxicant. Discuss the common route of entry, health concerns, and symptoms that indicate toxicity of this chemical. Reflect on ways that this chemical may be avoided or the health concerns eradicated.200 words. No references or citations are necessary.5.) The list of chemicals identified as carcinogens continues to grow. What, in your opinion, are the two best ways to protect yourself from exposure to carcinogens?200 words. No references or citations are necessary.6.) Reflect on your own thoughts and feelings about animal testing. Do a quick article search on animal testing. Review one article that is pro-animal testing and one article that is anti-animal testing. Discuss two of the pros and two of the cons of animal testing that were discussed in the articles. In researching both sides of the debate, has your perspective shifted any on the animal testing debate? Explain.200 words. No references or citations are necessary.7.) Reflect on the last time you looked at a product label. Did you find the information you wanted on the label? Discuss your thoughts on the requirements for product labeling. What changes do you believe would improve the presentation of necessary information for the consumer to make reasonable judgements about the product? Do you think warning statements on products are effective information for the consumer or not?200 words. No references or citations are necessary.8.) What are some of the steps that should be taken in managing acute poisoning? What advice would you give an individual who is not a medical professional on what to do if he or she comes across someone experiencing acute poisoning?200 words. No references or citations are necessary.