Mind the Store along with health advocacy groups around the country launch week of action calling on Albertsons to remove toxic chemicals from its shelves in a dozen states. New research shows chemicals in two dozen products.
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
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.
We created this infographic to provide a visually striking snapshot summarizing some of the key findings of the new report, Buyer Beware: Toxic BPA and regrettable substitutes in the linings of canned food.
Just this week, the National Research Council (NRC) signed off on the National Toxicology Program’s decision to list styrene as “reasonably anticipated to be a human carcinogen” in its latest report on carcinogens.
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.
We’ve been educating the public about the concerning health effects of BPA for a while now; just this week three new studies have raised further concerns about the safety of the chemical and its replacement BPS. Without federal laws determining which chemicals are safe, and sending a clear message to the marketplace that equally unsafe replacement chemicals and materials won’t be tolerated, this concept of the “toxic treadmill” will continue.
It’s finally warm and cookout season is upon us. After a tough winter, I’m sure everyone will be taking every opportunity to soak up the sun and enjoy the warmth! In honor of the warm weather, you may be stocking up on all your disposable plates, tables cloths, utensils. There are many reasons to ditch […]
NPEs are still widely used in household paints, clothing and certain cleaners even though they have been phased out in laundry detergent.