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Organization Sues FDA for Failing to Protect Public from Biologically and Environmentally...

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By B.N. Frank

LED technology has been controversial from the jump and for numerous reasons.  Some experts insist that LED light bulbs aren't necessarily more energy efficient that incandescent bulbs.  Additionally, research has determined that Blue Light from LED lights is biologically and environmentally harmful (see 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17).  LED bulbs are a source of "dirty electricity" and they increase already high levels of light pollution (see 1, 2).  Nevertheless, in 2023, safer and more affordable incandescent light bulbs were banned in the U.S.  More recently, an organization filed a lawsuit against the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for not protecting Americans from LED products.

From Environmental Health Trust:

FDA Sued: Soft Lights Foundation Acts Against LED Health Risks

Mark Baker of Soft Lights filed a federal lawsuit against the US Food and Drug Administration for failing to protect the public from the harms of LED light.

Press Release: January 26, 2024

US Food and Drug Administration Sued for Failing to Regulate LED Lights