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.
Environmental Defense Fund
The Value of Knowing and Caring about What’s Actually in Legislation
It looks as though the Senate is likely to vote on TSCA reform this week and the propaganda machine is in full swing. Yesterday, I took a call from New York Times columnist Joe Nocera, thinking he was writing about the legislation and what the issues were. I didn’t realize he was actually writing a column about us, instigated, as he admits, by his “old friend” at the Environmental Defense Fund’s affiliate. The column is flat wrong, but it also provides an opportunity to talk about where we are and what’s at stake.
Last week Walmart announced a first step to address toxic chemicals in their stores, taking the lead in our Mind the Store challenge. Read some of the different responses to the announcement in our first Retailer Roundtable discussion.