Mind the Store
See what retailers can do to really get tough on toxics and keep their customers safe.
New report shows big retailers cracking down on toxic chemicals in consumer products but others remain serious laggards
Walmart, Target, and CVS among the best; Amazon and Costco among the worst
What’s scarier than the pint-sized vampires, mummies and ghosts who will roam the streets this Halloween? The toxic chemicals that can be found in many Halloween products on store shelves.
I have a bone to pick with our favorite Pacific Northwest company. Part of the “Costco Code of Ethics” is to “take care of our members.” But it turns out that they aren’t taking care of their members when it comes to toxic chemicals.
NGO encourages Walmart to expand list of chemicals, challenges other retailers to follow suit
Environmental health advocates rally outside of Kroger Annual Shareholder Meeting and questions Kroger’s CEO
Health advocates across the country call on Kroger and Albertsons to ban toxic BPA in food packaging
100,000+ people signed petitions calling on grocery retailers to ban BPA & adopt comprehensive chemical policies
New study rates best and worst garden hoses: lead, phthalates & hazardous flame retardants in garden hoses
Lead leaches into water from hoses, study finds, the market is shifting to safer materials and products
New report reveals toxic phthalates “everywhere.” Used in products from 3M, Hallmark Cards, The Gap, Sherwin-Williams Company, True Value, and More
EPA’s label is a useful tool for consumers and companies.
Two out of three food cans tested have toxic BPA in the linings, new report says. Nearly 200 cans analyzed from Campbell’s, Del Monte, General Mills, Kroger, Albertsons and more tested. Report, infographic, B-roll, & social media graphics available at www.ToxicFoodCans.org.