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The new CleanGredients makes it easier for businesses to make safer products—and for consumers to find them
CleanGredients (a project of the nonprofit GreenBlue) supports EPA’s Safer Choice program by providing product formulators access to a database of market-ready safer chemical ingredients pre-screened by third-party toxicologists and EPA against criteria established by Safer Choice. Recently, CleanGredients launched a new website, highlighting the role it plays in supporting the Safer Choice program.
From Idaho to Massachusetts, consumers ask Albertsons to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer
Last week consumers across the country came together to call on Albertsons and its subsidiaries, such as Safeway, Acme, Jewel-Osco and Shaw’s, to go toxic-free. From Anchorage, AK to Greenburgh, NY to Albertsons’ hometown of Boise, ID, shoppers urged the company to turn up the heat on toxic chemicals this summer.
The final “framework rules” for how EPA will implement the Lautenberg Chemical Safety Act put chemical industry interests ahead of the health of our children and our families.
Costco members got some welcome news this month about its “Smart Screening” program to address toxic chemicals in some of the products the company sells.
This week EPA held a listening session to consider repealing, replacing or modifying rules that protect kids from lead. Maureen Swanson, Director of Learning Disabilities Association of America’s Healthy Children Project delivered the following statement.
The inevitable road to full ingredient disclosure
“Oh no, not Costco!” That’s what tens of thousands of consumers are saying about the company’s failure to announce a public policy to reduce toxic chemicals in products sold in their stores. As a result, it’s time for us to take this campaign to the next level to convince Costco to “mind the store” and announce a safe chemicals policy, and we need Costco members to help!
For International Women’s Day, we’re shining the spotlight on a trailblazing female scientist whose research helps explore the complex relationships between toxic chemicals used in everyday products and human health damage.
ADAO congratulates Canada on comprehensive asbestos ban by 2018, sees this as opportunity for U.S. to swiftly follow suit
A major producer and consumer of asbestos for decades, Canada now becomes the leader in movement for an asbestos-free North America.
A group of concerned parents, other consumers and Conservation Voters for Idaho gathered with signs in front of Albertsons’ headquarters in Boise before delivering 125,000 petition signatures to Albertsons demanding an end to the use of BPA in its food packaging.