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How the NY Times and CNN Bungled a Basic Cell Phone Safety Story

Jul 30, 2015

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Posted on Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 11:15 am CDT

Next month, citizens of Berkeley will see warning labels at point-of-sales at their mobile phone retailers. Under the Right to Know ordinance—passed unanimously in May, 2015 by the Berkeley City Council—retailers must notify customers via a sign or handout that “consumers may exceed the federal guidelines for exposure” to radio frequency radiation by carrying a cellphone in their pants, shirt pocket or bra. The warning adds: “The potential risk is greater for children.”
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