The Protecting American Families from Toxic Chemicals Act would allow the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to identify and phase out PBTs from commerce within the next five years.
The cast of SNL is giving you the details on our Mind the Store campaign and how you can take action. Together we can shift the marketplace towards safer, less-toxic products.
This week, concerned parents and health advocates from around the U.S. are turning out at Walgreens stores and going online as part of a national Mind the Store “Week of Action” to ask the large pharmacy chain to take strong steps toward selling safer products. This follows our April 16th day of action where concerned parents and advocates across [...]
BPA and other toxins that can be found in our food and products are at levels dangerous enough to be concerned with and we need to encourage companies to ditch the chemicals and toxins in our products.
The fact that we were delivering a petition excited us that it was not just our voices we were bringing to Washington D.C. but many other parents, aunt, uncles, grandparents, and other concerned people. I really felt like we were representing not just our family’s concerns but those of over 100,000 other families.
Despite the First Lady’s Get Up and Move campaign, America’s weight problem persists. Perhaps the causes of obesity are more diverse than just genetics, lifestyle and diet. The three most known factors related to obesity are critically important, and an emerging fourth contributor – toxic chemicals– can be another important part of reducing and preventing obesity in the future.
With the exception of education policy, there’s probably no other issue where states’ rights are paramount than when it comes to the health of its residents. Congress is currently considering a bill that would have devastating consequences to public health in Washington state if they don’t make major changes to the proposal. The federal Chemicals [...]
BPA, the hormone-disrupting toxic chemical, is now officially a household term. If people don’t know how to pronounce bisphenol-A (BPA) many still know about the toxic chemical that was found in baby bottles and food can linings. We’ve been educating the public about the concerning health effects of BPA for a while now; just this week three new [...]
Kristi went to DC to present to congressmen and women the results of an online petition at fightoxins.com, signed by over 120,000 Everyday-Me’s who support toxic chemical reform…who are asking that our government implement stricter laws and guidelines to protect our bodies and families and babies from harmful chemicals.
The Democrats on the relevant House subcommittee proposed fixes to the Chemicals in Commerce Act, the deeply flawed reform legislation sponsored by the subcommittee’s chairman, John Shimkus (R-IL). Rather than engage on the proposed fixes, the industry dismissed it…