Well & Aware

Head of Health & Safety Mia Davis on Carcinogens

You’ve probably heard the term “carcinogen” before, maybe in high school biology, in news reports, or perhaps you’ve heard your physician use it. But, do you know what a carcinogen is? Carcinogens can change a cell’s DNA, and those changes can cause cancer. Some of these changes can be inherited and others may be caused by “environmental exposures” to carcinogens through food, household cleaning products or cosmetics. In the video below, our Head of Health and Safety Mia Davis highlights a few ingredients to look out for and where they may appear.