Would you like a side of pesticide with your juicy apple? If 92% of conventionally grown apples contained 2 or more pesticide residues. Just how dirty is your food?
Last week, Bloomberg News broke a major story that shined the light on the dangers of triclosan, a hormone-disrupting chemical commonly used in antibacterial soaps and even Colgate Total toothpaste.
Who knew that something as simple as washing your hands could be contentious? Triclosan, a chemical [a pesticide] is commonly used in anti-bacterial soaps, and has been under scrutiny from the public health and environmental community for it’s negative health and environmental impacts. The FDA recently announced that they would – finally – regulate the […]
All of our hard work is paying off! The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and Safer Chemicals, Healthy Families supporters have been building the momentum for safe, nontoxic products, and elected leaders responded last week by reintroducing the federal Safe Cosmetics Act in the House of Representatives! The Safe Cosmetics Act (H.R. 2359) will give the […]