Posts by Beth Kemler
Last week our allies achieved a big win for Americans’ health! A federal court ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to move forward with a ban on chlorpyrifos—a toxic pesticide known to harm children’s brains that is used on many different crops, including nuts, apples and berries—within 60 days.
When I was pregnant with my daughter, like many moms-to-be, I wanted to make sure that I was doing everything I could in a “natural” and “non-toxic” way. A couple of google searches later, and I was overwhelmed. I wanted a site that was easy to read, positive, and with real science-based suggestions and recommendations for what to do without actively trying to sell me anything.
Representative Pallone and Representative Lowey stand up for victims of deadly paint strippers.
Learning and developmental disabilities groups urge Lowe’s to protect babies from toxic paint strippers
Today a group of leading public health organizations, including the Learning Disabilities Association of America and Autism Society, publicly called on Lowe’s to protect kids from toxic paint strippers.
Congratulations are in order for Toxic-Free Future, Washington Rep. Joan McBride and other partners in Washington! Today Governor Jay Inslee signed the Healthy Food Packaging Act, which bans toxic non-stick PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances) chemicals in paper food packaging.
Sophia Ruan Gushée left her successful career in investment management to study our toxic exposures from what we buy and do. She shares her expertise in her critically-acclaimed book A to Z of D-Toxing.
If you have a little one on the way or are considering it, you may be overwhelmed by the monumental task of getting ready. There are so many choices to be made in a matter of months.
Have you seen the movie Groundhog Day? Sometimes we feel like we’re stuck in a time loop (like Bill Murray’s character) with some of the retailers we’re asking to ditch toxic products through the Mind the Store campaign. Will they get it right in 2018?
A new report by our partners at HealthyStuff.org out today exposes a danger at many checkout counters—toxic receipts.
Results from joint survey with Made Safe show companies will win by providing products free of toxic chemicals