The new Vitter-Udall legislation isn’t just “not good enough.” It’s not good.
In the last few years awareness about the toxicity in flame retardant chemicals in furniture has grown tremendously. Ashley is phasing out toxic flame retardants in their furniture. But they haven’t disclosed when these chemicals will be eliminated.
Nutritionists advise a plate of food to resemble a rainbow, with fruits and vegetables of different colors filling the plate and stomach. In recent decades, artificial dyes have given the illusion of this being achieved.
It is time for companies to do right by all of our children and provide truly NON-TOXIC products for our children. Items such as car seats are some of the products that are commonly on the toxic treadmill.
Environmental chemicals are wreaking havoc to last a lifetime February 16, 2015/ensia.com — The numbers are startling. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 1.8 million more children in the U.S. were diagnosed with developmental disabilities between 2006 and 2008 than a decade earlier. During this time, the prevalence of autism […]
Launched in 2009, the Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families coalition runs the national campaign to protect public health from toxic chemicals in everyday products. If you or anyone you know is interested in interning with us we’d love to hear from you! Check out our internships.
Federal reform of our broken national toxics law may be decades overdue, but our friends at States say at least 28 states will propose policies in the next year to reduce exposures to untested and toxic chemicals in consumer products.
A new study finds expecting mothers who were exposed to a flame retardant chemical may have been more likely to have a premature birth.
Playgrounds should be fun AND relatively safe places for kids and adults to enjoy We recently blogged about concerns surrounding artificial turfs (with Gifs!), and a particular type of artificial turf has raised quite a few concerns- crumb rubber. Developed in the mid-1960s, synthetic turfs began popping up in stadiums and fields for professional teams. […]
You may have a seen a number of headlines earlier this month with variations on this theme: “New Study: Most Cancers Due to Bad Luck.”